the retail chocolate business is worth $13 billion a year!!
Americans spend and average $725 million each Valentine's Day on candy,
making V-Day 4th (behind Halloween, Christmas and Easter) for candy sales.
the 1st chocolate box was introduced by Richard Cadbury in 1868 when he
painted his daughter holding a kitten on chocolate container.
the melting of cocoa butter is just below the human body temp. which explains
why chocolate melts in your mouth.
Americans eat 100 pounds of chocolate every second, that is 10 pound per
person per year.