The History of Chocolate

    March 27, 2012 at 5:49 am

    Since the beginnings of time, man has been on a quest for little things that make life more enjoyable. Of all the things that man has created to provide temporary happiness, few inventions fit the bill better than chocolate. But where did chocolate come from? How was it transformed from the hard, bitter beans in South America to the creamy, sugary, deliciously euphoric substance that we know it as today? This infographic traces the origins and history of chocolate, from the first harvesting days of the Mayans, to the Hershey chocolate factory that delivers chocolate to your local candy shop by the box full. Here’s the history of chocolate:

    history of chocolate infographic

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