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Welcome to Choc on Choc!
Based in the heart of the Somerset countryside, we create beautiful handmade chocolate gifts from the finest Belgian chocolates. Whatever the occasion, we’re bound to have the perfect present for you or your loved ones.
Shop our adorable and quirky creations, and choose from an enormous range of unique and exciting gifts, including chocolate cheese boards, chocolate animals, wedding favours, and much more. We even offer a bespoke service for special birthdays or corporate events.
Founded in 2003 by father/daughter duo, Kerr Dunlop and Flo Broughton, Choc on Choc has grown from a tiny team of three to an award-winning independent business. Plus, with free delivery on all orders over £40, there’s no reason not to treat yourself!
Chocolate is enjoyed by millions around the world, here are some interesting and unusual facts that caught us by surprise!
1. Chocolate was used as currency
In Mayan times the cocoa bean was used as a form of currency as it was considered to be worth more than gold dust. The cultivation of the beans was therefore restricted so the value of cocoa beans as money would not go down.
2. White chocolate isn't real chocolate
In order to be classified as real chocolate, a product has to contain cocoa solids or cocoa liquor, white "chocolate" does not and contains cocoa butter instead.
3. The chocolate chip cookie was invented by accident
In 1930 a woman called Ruth Wakefield mixed broken pieces of Nestle chocolate into her cookie dough instead of baker's chocolate, expecting the chocolate
It’s no surprise that we love chocolate (of course we should do as we make it all day long!). So, we were just as shocked as you are likely to be upon hearing this…but did you know that indulging in this delicious sweet treat when anxiety is getting on top of you can actually help you lose weight (providing you chose the right one of course!)
Dark chocolate is the way forward here choose chocolate that is 70% cocoa or higher, and aim for one that has no milk solid. The lighter kinds are crammed full with sugar and lack significantly in cocoa bean (the ingredient that supplies all the health benefits).
So, how exactly does eating chocolate keep your weight in check? Here’s the science part…
- Chocolate actually contains fiber which is helpful in keeping your appetite under control
- A little sweet treat on occasion can help keep those cravings in check and allow you to follow your weight-loss plan, therefore, cutting cravings
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