January 2015, San Diego Family Magazine
It is no big secret why we love chocolate. Rich, smooth and luxurious, chocolate can be the perfect pause in a stressful day, the secret ingredient in a favorite dish, or an edible token of our affections.
According to Nielson research, in the United States alone, 58 million pounds of chocolate is sold for Valentine’s Day with $345 million in sales. Europeans consume even more chocolate than Americans, and men eat just about as much as women. In fact, chocolate consumption is up all over the world, and there is even a movement to blend chocolate with world peace, an excellent combination (search online for World Peace cookies).
Read more at sandiegofamily.com.