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1 Chocolate The World’s Greatest Passion From Past to Present Click here to begin

2 Main Menu History of Chocolate Growing and Processing Cooking with Chocolate Chocolate as Medicine Click on any icon to begin your adventure

3 The History of Chocolate Introduction Mesoamerican European Main Menu Chocolate Challenge Additional Resources

4 Chocolate Around the World Belgium The Netherlands Germany Italy Switzerland France Great Britain America Main Menu Austria Click on the buttons to learn about chocolate manufacturers for each given country. Back

5 Belgium Renowned for their rich chocolate traditions, Belgium commands the market in high quality chocolates. Godiva Nirvana Charlemagne Kim’s Chocolates LTD Back Main Menu

6 The Netherlands The Netherlands hold such traditions in chocolate manufacturing that currently, all cocoa and chocolate products are processed in the Netherlands and exported to all other countries. This is largely due to the cocoa press invented by Coenraad Van Houten Van Houten Droste Bensdorp Back Main Menu

7 Germany Germany ranks as one of the largest consumers of chocolate in Europe. Leysieffer StollwerckHachez Feodora Back Main Menu

8 Austria Austria is more renowned for their patisserie than their chocolates. The Vienna torte is just one example of the expertise. Mirabell Back Main Menu This link has not been working properly … the website may no longer exist. Heindl

9 Italy Italians prefer chocolates that are sweet or nutty in flavor. Italian chocolatiers are masters in packaging and presentation. CaffarelLa Provenzale Back Main Menu

10 Switzerland The Swiss are responsible for three of the greatest impacts on modern chocolate processing. The invention of conching, by Rodolphe Lindt, combined with creamy fondant produces the smooth silky texture we enjoy today. We can also thank the Swiss for the creation of milk chocolate. Lindt/SprungliSuchard Toblerone Back Main Menu

11 France France is unique from other European countries in that fact that they boast smaller, more independent chocolate manufacturers, each with their own specialties. BonnatValrhona Back Main Menu

12 Great Britain Great Britain has undergone a transformation since the creation of the Chocolate Society in 1990. A resurgence in the consumption of premium chocolates has replaced the traditional old-style sweet milk chocolate. Bendick’s Cadbury Green & Black’s Back Main Menu

13 America Like the British, American prefer sweet milk chocolates. The industry is dominated by a few companies, but like England, the American pallets are changing to premium, hand-made chocolates. Dilettante Fran’s ChocolatesHershey GuittardGhirardelli Back Main Menu

14 Growing and Processing Chocolate Main Menu Introduction Cacao Tree Biology Explore a Cacao Farm Cacao Farming Making a Candy Bar

15 Cooking With Chocolate Main Menu Introduction Tools of the Trade Types of Chocolate Melting & Tempering Enrobing Dipping & Molding Ganache & Truffles

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28 Chocolate as Medicine Main Menu Tropical Plant Database Chocolate & Pets Medical Journal Article Chocolate’s Effect on the body

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