Chocolate was found almost around thousand years ago in Mexico, Central and South America. Cocoa was cultivated in these three regions. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans and these beans are roasted, shelled and ground into a paste. Now this paste is mixed with sugar and cooked at high temperature to make chocolate.
Chocolate is more than just a food. Its richness and rarity have secured it a special status in history. Chocolate, long ago, was a symbol of wealth, and luxury. Everyone loves chocolate. And Chocolate is still revered as an icon of love and devotion today. In a survey it is found that each American eats almost 12 pounds of chocolate per year. In early days chocolate was handmade and being handmade product it was very expensive and available to wealthy people only. But after industrial resolution, with the new machineries it becomes possible to make solid chocolates in large quantities which are affordable to general public.
Chocolates come in many forms including in power form, beverage, candy bar, and syrup form. There are also a lot of chocolate-flavored desserts and treats like cake, ice cream, pudding,-chip cookies, and milkshakes. There are different types of chocolate like dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate etc. The market of chocolate has grown very fast as one can use it in different ways. Sometime chocolate used as a medicine also yeah, it is strange but true!! Nowadays in market you’ll also find varieties of chocolate like almond chocolate, nuts chocolate, roasted hazelnut chocolate, cashew nut chocolate and the list goes on and on.
As the time passes, more and more innovative ways to use chocolates are coming up. And one of the most innovative ways is giving chocolate as a gift. Another great thing about chocolate as a gift is chocolate for different occasions also like
1. Valentine Special Chocolate
2. Wedding Special Chocolate
3. Birthday Special Chocolate
4. Diwali Special Chocolate
5. Christmas Special Chocolate
No matter what the occasion is, chocolate can be the best gift. Because there are so many choices when it comes to chocolate, one of the best ways to give it is in a finely decorated gift basket. Now a day many shopkeepers provide exclusive packaging facility according to the occasion. Sometimes shopkeepers also decorate the chocolates as per the customer’s choice.
So what are you waiting for? Go and get the best and all time favorite gift – “Chocolate” for your dear ones!!
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