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All about Swiss Chocolate

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 flavors 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 flavored bitter taste.

It is the solid and the fat combination, sweetened with sugar and other ingredients which is made into chocolate bars, and which is commo

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Current research indicates that chocolate is a weak stimulant due to its content of theobromine and caffeine. However, chocolate...
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There is debate whether commercial chocolate is vegan. Though dark chocolate is usually distinguished from milk chocolate because of...
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When strictly speaking, chocolate is any product 100% based on cocoa solid and/or cocoa fat. This is because it is used in a...
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   Health benefits
Recent studies have shown that cocoa or dark chocolate has potent health benefits for people. Dark chocolate is full of the flavonoids...
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The word chocolate originated in the Native American Nahuatl language indigenous to central Mexico. The chocolate residue found...
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   Physiological effects
In sufficient amounts, the theobromine found in chocolate is toxic to animals such as horses, dogs, parrots, cats (kittens especially),...
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Varieties There are three main varieties of cacao beans used in chocolates. The most prized, rare, and expensive...
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Chocolate is very sensitive to temperature and humidity. Ideal storage temperatures are between 15 and 17 degrees Celsius (59 to 63...
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The final process is called tempering. Since cocoa butter exhibits a polymorphous or unstable crystal formation, the mass must be cooled...
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   The Lindt Chocolate Factory
If you are on a business trip to Switzerland, and have no time to shop for your family, rest assured. Lindt & Sprunli have the perfect...
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   François-Louis Cailler
François-Louis Cailler (1796 - 1852) established the oldest chocolate factory still in use in Switzerland. It is near Vevey in canton...
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   The Maestrani Chocolate Factory
The Maestrani Chocolate Factory Rich and creamy, is the consistency of chocolate. A chance to see the making of this mouthwatering...
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   The Nestlé Cailller Chocolate Factory
Cailler is based on a great heritage of traditional Swiss values (quality, precision, savoir-faire). At the same time it also establishes...
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   Types Classification
Chocolate is an extremely popular ingredient, and is available in many types. Different forms and flavors of chocolate are produced...
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