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Chocolate is an Aztec word used to describe a number of raw and processed products that originate from the tropical cacao tree. It is a common ingredient in many kinds of sweets ice cream, cookies, cakes, pies and desserts. It is one of the most popular flavours in the world.

Chocolate is made from the fermented, roasted and ground beans taken from the pod of the tropical cacao tree Theobroma cacao native to Central America. The resulting products are known as "chocolate" or in some parts of the world as cocoa. They have an intensely flavoured bitter taste.

The bean products are known under different names in different parts of the world. In the American chocolate industry:-

  • Cocoa is defined as the solids of the cacao bean,
  • Cocoa butter is defined as the fat component, and
  • Chocolate is a combination of the solids and the fat.

It is the solid and the fat combination, sweetened with sugar and other ingredients which is made into chocolate bars, and which is commonly referred to as chocolate by the public.

It can also be made into the beverages (called cocoa and hot chocolate) and this was the original form used by the Aztecs and the first European consumers.

Chocolate, is often produced as small moulded forms in the shape of animals or people to celebrate festivals worldwide. For example, moulds of rabbits or eggs for Easter, coins or Saint Nicholas for Christmas, and hearts for Valentine's Day.

[From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.]