Is there anyone who doesn't love chocolates? Obviously, a big No. From kids to elders, everyone likes to have it. Most of the folks draw water in their mouths by listening to the world chocolate itself. Today, July 7th is celebrated as 'World Chocolate Day'. Chocolate can be called as the sweetest creation by mankind. Chocolate has the power to enhance the mood and it also has some surprising health benefits. On this special occasion, let us know why people like chocolates so much.
Chocolate was first introduced in Europe in the 1950s and this day is celebrated on different days in different countries. Etymologists trace the origin of the word "chocolate" to the Aztec word "xocoatl," which refers to a bitter drink made from cocoa beans. The country Cote d'Ivoire, a West African country is the largest producer of Cocoa and it is followed by Ghana. In Ghana, the chocolate day is celebrated on February 14 whereas, in the US, the chocolate day is celebrated on October 28th.
Every ten years or so, a typical adult eats their own body weight of chocolates. We crave so much for chocolates because it not only tastes good but also smells good. When the chocolates melt on the tongue, the brain releases some chemicals in response to it. Neurotransmitters mainly 'Dopamine' is being released and it is a feel-good neurotransmitter. This hormone contributes to the feeling of pleasure and satisfaction. Here are some of the quotes for 'World Chocolate Day 2020'.
Here are some of the tweets from the Twitter. Just give a look at it.
It's World Chocolate Day!— BBC Radio Sussex (@BBCSussex) July 7, 2020
If you had to live the rest of your life with just one chocolate bar - what would it be? pic.twitter.com/g5I7qelAm0
Welcome to Tuesday and more importantly......... IT'S WORLD CHOCOLATE DAY!!!— The Wilnecote School (@wilnecoteschool) July 7, 2020
So, grab yourself some chocolate and head over to your virtual clinic so you can celebrate in style! pic.twitter.com/8LSXn9lXhe
🍫 We all know our #chocolate is the best. But did you also know that we are constantly working towards making it more sustainable?— Belgium MFA 🇧🇪 (@BelgiumMFA) July 7, 2020
🌱 That is exactly why in 2018 we launched the #BeyondChocolate Programme, as 🇧🇪 is 100% committed to making our chocolate 100% #sustainable! pic.twitter.com/6VYHagKNNt
For #WorldChocolateDay we’re sharing the story of two criminals who couldn’t resist the temptation of the delicious treat. Leading them to steal 50+kgs of the sweet stuff in the 1920s!— Sydney Living Museums (@sydlivmus) July 7, 2020
Open thread for full story...#DiscoverSLM pic.twitter.com/tVcs7oGL3A
Apparently @SNICKERSUK 😋 is the nations favourite chocolate.— Mi-Soul (@misoulradio) July 7, 2020
We found another online poll below, do you agree? 🤔
Happy #WorldChocolateDay 🍫#MiBreakfast with @georgekay | 7-10am
📻 https://t.co/Hg0PbYoX78 pic.twitter.com/d2H1rxt7uq
Watch this video & you'll believe that there exists a 'beshumaar pyaar' for chocolates which is alike for both adults & kids!— Sanjeev Kapoor (@SanjeevKapoor) July 7, 2020
Aap ko bhi hai na pyaar chocolate se, toh comment mein bataiye, 'What does the word chocolate mean to you?' :)#WorldChocolateDay pic.twitter.com/PclXwRxeej
Celebrate World Chocolate Day with #LoveTrails, starting today! Tag your loved one in the comments section and share your favourite Silk moments with us!— Zee Café (@ZeeCafe) July 7, 2020
Watch The New Adventures of Aladdin at 5 PM, today!@cadburysilk #HowFarWillYouGoForLove #CadburySilk pic.twitter.com/w7PCMqLZyh