Fun Facts About Chocolate

Everyone likes chocolate, right? A bar of chocolate is always the perfect fix when you are feeling low or if you want to have something sweet after a meal. Chocolate is always the solution. And chocolate almost never disappoints! But there are lots of fun facts about chocolate that many people do not know.

Chocolate As Money

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Chocolate was valued by people so much, they valued it more than money! It is like thinking of chocolate as gold. The Mayan civilization, which lived from about 250 CE until about 900 used cacao beans as currency. In fact, they considered them to be worth more than gold dust! The supply of cocoa beans was also limited by their governance system. This was done to ensure that the value of cocoa beans did not plummet.