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The first box of Valentine's Day chocolates was created by British chocolatier Richard Cadbury in 1868.

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A single cocoa tree produces about 800 bars of milk chocolate or 400 bars of dark chocolate every year.

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The Ivory Coast accounts for 40% of worldwide cocoa production.

The word chocolate comes from the Aztec word, xocolātl, which means bitter water.

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Favorite Box Chocolates

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Top Chocolate-Loving Nations (per capita)

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22% of all chocolate consumption takes place between 8pm and midnight.

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Dark chocolate is one of the most potent sources of antioxidants, having up to 5 times more antioxidant power than so-called "super berries".

Eating 40 grams of good quality organic dark chocolate every day significantly reduces your levels of stress hormone and improves your overall health.