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World Chocolate Day 2020 celebrated to mark introduction of food in Europe; all you need to know
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World Chocolate Day 2020 celebrated to mark introduction of food in Europe; all you need to know

chocolate has been consumed by humans for a very long time. Botanical evidence shows that the plant from which chocolate is made was first grown for food more than 5,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest

World Chocolate Day 2020: Weight gain, ill-effects for diabetes patients among myths associated with chocolate consumption
Health

World Chocolate Day 2020: Weight gain, ill-effects for diabetes patients among myths associated with chocolate consumption

On 7 July each year, the world celebrates one of its most beloved foods - chocolate. It is believed that on this date in 1550, chocolate was introduced in Europe from Mesoamerica

Northrop Grumman successfully launches Valentine's Day special spacecraft filled with chocolate, cheese to ISS
science

Northrop Grumman successfully launches Valentine's Day special spacecraft filled with chocolate, cheese to ISS

The ISS is home to American astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka.

World Food Day: It takes 21lt of water to produce a chocolate bar, how water-wise is your diet?
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World Food Day: It takes 21lt of water to produce a chocolate bar, how water-wise is your diet?

The second highest food group in terms of contributing to water-scarcity was fruit at 19 percent.

No more chocolate by 2050? Scientists say fragile cocoa plant likely to be victim of global warming
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No more chocolate by 2050? Scientists say fragile cocoa plant likely to be victim of global warming

With warmer global temperatures and dryer weather conditions threatening the survival of the fragile cocoa plant, which could see chocolate disappear by as early as 2050, scientists are exploring the possibility of using the gene-editing technology CRISPR to evolve crops that can survive environmental challenges.

GST rates slashed from today: Lowered tax on tanks, armoured vehicles shows lack of faith in homemade weaponry
India

GST rates slashed from today: Lowered tax on tanks, armoured vehicles shows lack of faith in homemade weaponry

The slashed GST rates on tanks indicate that India’s armoured corps are not well served by the indigenous Arjun series tanks

Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate
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Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate

New research has found that the seeds of jackfruit — a large fruit found in many tropical countries — are a potentially low-cost substitute for cocoa beans, the primary ingredient of chocolate

New survey points out that Wi-Fi is more important than sex, alcohol or chocolate for people
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New survey points out that Wi-Fi is more important than sex, alcohol or chocolate for people

The craze for wireless internet connection has gone up so much that almost half of the people now crave for Wi-Fi on the go even more than chocolate, alcohol and, yes, sex, show results of a new survey.

You may soon be able to relish fat-free chocolate that melts in your mouth
Life

You may soon be able to relish fat-free chocolate that melts in your mouth

Researchers have found a way to make fat-free versions of chocolate delicious.

Golden ticket: Luxury gold-coated Kit Kats to go on sale in Japan
Life

Golden ticket: Luxury gold-coated Kit Kats to go on sale in Japan

For chocolate lovers with cash to burn, a gold-coated Kit Kat bar will hit stores in Japan later this month

Chocolate diplomacy: How a café is serving Ukrainian experience to pro-Russian rebels
World

Chocolate diplomacy: How a café is serving Ukrainian experience to pro-Russian rebels

Nestled in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, a chocolate-themed cafe is serving up an authentically Ukrainian experience to rebels fighting pro-Kiev forces in Ukraine's east.

Is it oily or is it chocolaty? Your chocolate may have more vegetable oil than cocoa beans in it
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Is it oily or is it chocolaty? Your chocolate may have more vegetable oil than cocoa beans in it

It has come to light though that well-known chocolate brands are refraining from using the word "chocolate" on their cover to escape trappings of a legal loophole.

Highly processed foods like chocolates, French fries are most addictive, says study
Life

Highly processed foods like chocolates, French fries are most addictive, says study

Highly processed foods such as chocolates, pizza and French fries are among the most addictive, according to a new study.

Nestle USA to stop adding artificial flavours, colors in chocoloate candy
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Nestle USA to stop adding artificial flavours, colors in chocoloate candy

Nestle USA said it would replace the artificial flavors, and colors certified as safe by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with ingredients from natural sources.

 Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe ring in the Year of the Goat
World

Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe ring in the Year of the Goat

A view of a Chinese New Year light display at the Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur.

Brace for the worst: A chocolate shortage is expected by 2020
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Brace for the worst: A chocolate shortage is expected by 2020

Chocolate lovers despair: According to the world's two biggest chocolate manufacturers, a cocoa shortage is a real thing and is expected by 2020.

It's coming here! Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut to set up manufacturing unit in India
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It's coming here! Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut to set up manufacturing unit in India

Switzerland-based chocolate maker Barry Callebaut is looking at setting up a manufacturing unit in India as part of its global expansion plans to cash in on the Rs 3,000 crore domestic market.

Love chocolate enough to study it? Get a PhD in the subject from Cambridge
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Love chocolate enough to study it? Get a PhD in the subject from Cambridge

Candidates wishing to study chocolate need to apply by August 29. The salary has not been specified.<br />

Swiss Chocolate maker Lindt close to buying American confectioner Russell Stover
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Swiss Chocolate maker Lindt close to buying American confectioner Russell Stover

The Ward family put privately held Russell Stover up for sale earlier this year and has been working with Goldman Sachs to find a buyer.<br />

Dark chocolate may help prevent obesity, diabetes
Life

Dark chocolate may help prevent obesity, diabetes

Ingredients in dark chocolate may help ward off obesity and type-2 diabetes, according to a new study.