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World Chocolate Day – 7th July 2021

Whether you like it dark and bitter, milky and sweet or creamy and white, the 7th July 2021 sees the return of World Chocolate Day which gives us the perfect excuse to celebrate everything chocolate.  Delve into your favourite treat without feeling any guilt. While most of us don’t need a special day to indulge in the rich, creamy glory that is chocolate, World Chocolate Day gives us just one more reason to consume this delectable confection in abundant quantities.

The day also celebrates all kinds of goodies made from chocolate, including chocolate milk, hot chocolate, chocolate candy bars, chocolate cake, brownies, or anything basically covered in chocolate all of which we stock here at Jessica Sweets.  View our range of chocolate goodies here.

History Of World Chocolate Day

Established in 2009, World Chocolate date marks the supposed anniversary of the day that this iconic treat made its first entrance into Europe in 1550.

All around the world on this date sweet stores and local suppliers placed their best-loved merchandise on sale so that everyone both young and old can enjoy a taste of this delicious indulgence. Until this point, chocolate was only known to indigenous communities in Mexico and parts of central and south America.

Chocolate and World Chocolate Day Facts

1. Chocolate was not just a tasty, bitter drink in the Aztec culture, it was also used as currency!

2. A whopping 30% of the world’s cocoa is grown in Africa, but cocoa bean actually originated in the Amazon.

3. Scientists have found that colours have an impact on our perception of taste. Thus, drinking hot chocolate in an orange cup will make it taste better!

4. There are other days dedicated to celebrating chocolates like White Chocolate Day (22 September), Milk Chocolate Day (28 July), Chocolate Covered Anything Day (16 December), Bittersweet Chocolate Day (10 January) etc.!

Which chocolate will you indulge in this world Chocolate Day?

Here are some of our favourite chocolate bars available at Jessica sweets.

Snickers Fruit and Nut 45g - India

We also stock a wide range of USA chocolate treats and Japan and far East.