Chocolate is America's favorite and is available to enjoy in many forms - from smooth and creamy milk chocolate to strong dark chocolate and from rich cocoa beverages to chocolate-covered fruits and nuts.
This delectable treats starts its life deep in tropical forests as the seeds from the fruit of the cacao tree. Many weeks of harvesting, drying, fermenting and further processing are necessary to turn these small beans into the product we recognize and love - chocolate.
We've learned a lot about chocolate during its 2,000-year history, and more is discovered all the time. Now you can learn more about chocolate to help you enjoy its many forms.