Thu Dec 28th

National Chocolate Candy Day

National Chocolate Candy Day gives us the opportunity to polish off the last of the specialty candies we received as gifts. The day, which falls on December 28th, brings us to the truffles and chocolate oranges that were tucked into stockings. Check those boxes of candy that may or may not have instructions on how to choose cream-filled or ganache.

The word "chocolate" comes from the word "xocoatl" or "chocolatl" in the English language. The Aztec "atl" means water, and the Mayan "school" means hot or bitter, according to the Mayan "school" meaning hot or bitter. Chocolate comes from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Cacao has been growing in Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America for at least three millennia and grows. Around 1100 BC, the first recorded evidence of using cacao seeds dates back to about 1100 BC.

When is National Chocolate Day? But before it was ever made into a sweet candy, it was ground into a drink. The beverage was used for medical purposes in the ruling class family tradition.

Coenraad Van Houten, a Dutch chemist and chemist, invented a way to produce chocolate in solid form in 1828. His hydraulic press made it possible to remove the cocoa butter from the cacao. His invention leads to the production of a powder that opens the way for the first chocolate confections. We're grateful to Van Houten for the variety of chocolates we enjoy today.

Chocolate facts

  • In 1842, Whitman's first box of chocolate was produced
  • J.S. Fry & Sons, a British chocolate company, created cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and sugar-producing the first edible chocolate bar in 1847
  • The invention of Rodolphe Lindt's conching machine in 1879 heralded mass production of the creamy treat
  • The first chocolate Easter egg was made sometime in the early 19th century. In 1875, John Cadbury produced his first chocolate egg
  • On D-Day, Allied troops stormed Normandy, the D ration bar made by Hershey Chocolate company for the US Army was among the emergency rations and in soldiers' packs
  • Each year, Americans consume 12 pounds of chocolate

How to celebrate #chocolatecandyday in the Philippines

There are so many different kinds of chocolate candy out there. What is your favorite? Enjoy a piece or two from the collection. Is there any leftovers? Is there any? A chocolate candy party was held by Host. All the varieties are available at Taste and Sample. Discover new favorites. Trade out the ones you don't like. To share, bring some to work. How will you celebrate? How will you celebrate? Let us know by using #ChocolateCandyDay to post on social media.

Chocolate candy FAQ

Q. Where is the world's biggest candy store? The world's biggest candy store is A. M&M's Leicester Square location in London, England, is the world's biggest candy store.

Q. What is a chocolate map?

A. Did you get a box of chocolates as a gift? A. Did you get a box of chocolates as a gift? Well, most boxed chocolates come with a map that identifies the types of chocolates in each section. When you are craving chocolate but don't want to eat mom's favorite by mistake or if you don't like cherry-flavored fillings, it comes in handy.