Made from the beans of the cacao plant which grows in West Africa, Central and South America, and parts of Asia, chocolate is a favorite treat worldwide. The cacao beans are ground and liquified into cacao solids and cacao butter. Dark chocolate must be at least 60% cacao solids, while milk chocolate must be at least 25%. It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.
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A box of gourmet chocolate bonbons, in fluted paper cups, is shown in this captioned photo. Evidently, someone has already sampled some of these chocolate confections!
A delectable assortment of chocolate candies overflows from a linen-lined picnic basket. Combined together, chocolate-covered nuts, truffles, jellybeans, and other delicious goodies make for a wonderful gift.
An assortment of dark and milk chocolate, drizzled with white and dark chocolate, is nestled in a gourmet food basket. Reach in and pick out the chocolate that appeals to you, knowing that the interior filling will be a surprise.
Gourmet food makes an ideal gift for the person who has everything, and is perfect for holidays and special occasions. Gourmet food gifts can include fruit, meats, cheese and crackers, wines, and chocolates.
Mondelez raised its 2019 sales forecast, benefiting from several years of tailoring its chocolates and cookies to cater to consumer tastes in emerging markets such as China and India.
CNBC. Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:14 GMT.
Kevin Fahey spent $15 on the chocolates in Washington DC, but says he was misled by the box which has 'Belgium 1926' written on it, as treats were actually made at a plant in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Daily Mail. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:39:06 GMT.