The Dark Side of Chocolate

The Dark Side of Chocolate

Feb 11, 2021
It's not as sweet as you think

This Valentine's day, you’re probably getting, and receiving, the most popular sweet in the world — chocolate.

Whether it's for your partner, or for yourself (self love is 💯), chocolate is a wonder that plays an important role in our world and culture, universally used in baked goods, milkshakes, pastries, even pasta.

People make videos eating expensive chocolate, break records for the world's largest chocolate fountain, and cover just about anything in chocolate.

The past year has been a game changer for the chocolate industry: from staying in and baking desserts to roasting s'mores by the fire, consumers are treating themselves. Hershey's sales were 40% to 50% higher in areas with an increased number of Covid-19 cases than areas that were lower, go figure.

In this special V-Day edition, we'll be unwrapping the process of making chocolate from bean to bar.

Read more: