For a sweet tooth, there is no such day as Chocolate Day. Every second of a day is considered the right time to eat the high cocoa, rich, dark chocolate without any guilt. However, chocolate connoisseurs celebrate the dark brown sweetmeat on July 7 every year as World Chocolate Day! The occasion is sometimes called International Chocolate Day or just Chocolate Day. Chocolate receives a lot of bad press because of its high fat and sugar content.

Nevertheless, the bonbon reduces the risk of cardiovascular issues and prevents cognitive decline—moreover, thanks to the sweet confectionary for helping all the love birds to communicate their feelings. International Chocolate Day is one event wherein you can learn about chocolates in-depth and enjoy their heavenly flavour! As we observe World Chocolate Day 2022 on Thursday, July 7, here's all the important content you need to consume before having the sweetie. Most Expensive Chocolate & Other Fun Facts About Chocolates You Ought To Know About.

World Chocolate Day History

The history of how chocolates were introduced and how the sweetmeat gained polarity among the public have different theories. Some suggest that International Chocolate Day marks the anniversary of the introduction of chocolate to Europe in 1550. The cocoa confection, which is initially bitter in taste, went sweet in the 16th Century in  Europe and caught on to the masses and became one of many households' favourite treats. The first chocolate company in America was opened as Baker's Chocolate. The U.S. National Confectioners Association has designated a special day to celebrate sugary items. A few sources stated that the first World Chocolate Day was celebrated in 2009. What's paramount is the fact that July 7 should be considered a day to enjoy chocolate in whatever form one prefers! From Consuming Passions to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; 5 Hollywood Movies That Will Make You Feel Chocolaty on the Special Occasion!

World Chocolate Day Significance

The brown-hued sweet confectionary comes from cacao tree seeds that have a very intense and bitter taste. The seeds must be fermented to develop the flavour that the world loves! The seed cacao from the tropical Theobroma tree has been cultivated for at least three millennia and grows in Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America. Many latter-day chocolate companies began operations in the 19th and early 20th centuries. You can observe the global occasion by indulging yourself in different kinds of chocolate recipes meanwhile sharing the same with your loved ones.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 05, 2022 04:33 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website