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Smarties was known as Smarties Chocolate beans in 1937 chocolate beans was forced to drop

Earl History of Smarties Rowntrees of York, England, have been making “Chocolate Beans” since at least 1882. The product was renamed “Smarties Chocolate Beans” in 1937. Rowntrees was forced to drop the words “chocolate beans” in 1937 due to trading standards requirements (the use of the word “beans” was felt to be misleading so adopted […]

Consuming chocolate was once considered a sin during the 16th

Consuming chocolate was once considered a sin during the 16th

Eating chocolate considered a sin during the 16th and 17th century “As chocolate enhanced in popularity, it fell into religious inspection. For nearly two decades, Catholic Ecclesiastics hotly argued whether chocolate was a food or a drink, and whether consuming it during fasts was a sin. On the other hand, the strict and conservative Protestant […]

Vanilla is one of the major ingredients in chocolate

Vanilla is one of the major ingredients in chocolate

Vanilla is one of the major ingredients in chocolate “Chocolate liquor is blended with the cocoa butter in varying quantities to make different types of chocolate or couvertures. The basic blends of ingredients for the various types of chocolate (in order of highest quantity of cocoa liquor first), are as follows: Fountain chocolate is made […]