Interesting Facts About Chocolates That Will Amaze You

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The scientific name for tree that chocolate comes from means "food of gods" according to Cornell University.

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Chocolate contains over 600 flavour compounds. In comparison red wine is reported only to have 200 flavour compounds.

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The study of Essex University found that the smell of chocolate triggers relaxation and people retained more information.

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The world's biggest chocolate bar was set up by Thorntons PLC in UK on September 7, 2011 and weighed approximately 12.770 pounds.

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Europeans are the world's truest chocolate lovers. Forbes shows that the largest chocolate consuming country is Switzerland.

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Cacao beans which are used to make chocolate were used as a currency in the Mayan and Aztec opulence.

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