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Chocolate originated from Mexico.

History of Chocolate

Chelsea C., Reporter June 10, 2022

Ever wonder who invented chocolate or where it comes from? Chocolate was originally from Mexico, and its history began in Ancient Mesoamerica back, 4,000 years ago. There is where the first cacao plants...

A handful of cacao beans scattered about, which is then used to create chocolate.

From Cacao to Chocolate

Emily B., Reporter December 13, 2021

Hershey’s Chocolate is one of the most popular chocolates in the world. The Hershey Company was founded in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, in 1894, and the Hershey Bar was first created on November 11,...

The History of Sweets

The History of Sweets

Kailani C., Reporter June 7, 2021

Honey was the first sweet that people consumed, dating back to ancient times. Confectionery can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians, who produced sweets by mixing fruits and nuts with honey around...



Prisha D., Editor May 12, 2021

WARNING! Do not read the following article on an empty stomach!  Everyone knows the amazingly indulgent dessert of chocolate. It’s a world favorite and there is something for everyone. Whether it...

Nutritious and delicious chocolates!

How Chocolate Benefits You

Natalie B., Reporter October 24, 2017

Studies show that people should eat more chocolate than they think they should. Chocolate is a highly beneficial snack that can be healthy in many ways. Eating large amounts of chocolate  is not a healthy...

Unusual Uses for Chocolate

Unusual Uses for Chocolate

Allison M. , Reporter November 16, 2016

Most people think of chocolate as just a candy or ingredient in desserts, but it can be used for much more than that. It’s not only a craved, sweet treat, but also something that could prevent many health...

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