Interesting facts about Milka

Milka is a brand of chocolate confection. The brand’s symbol is a purple cow with a bell around her neck, usually in an Alpine meadow. Milka has been the first company to produce and sell not only milk chocolate but also chocolate bars. On November 17, 1825, Swiss chocolatier Philippe Suchard established a pâtisserie in … Read more

Interesting facts about pralines

Praline is a form of confection containing at a minimum culinary nuts and sugar; cream is a common third ingredient. There are three main types: • Belgian pralines • French pralines • American pralines Belgian pralines are also known as “(soft-center) Belgian chocolates”, “Belgian chocolate fondants” and “chocolate bonbons” in English-speaking countries. They were first … Read more

Interesting facts about chocolate

The scientific name for the tree that chocolate comes from, Theobroma cacao, means “food of the gods.” The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation. Chocolate has over 600 flavor compounds, while red wine has 200. It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound (450 gr.) of chocolate. Chocolate is … Read more