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5 Things You Didn't Know About Chocolate

Posted: 3:03 PM, Jan 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-07 16:45:56-05

January 10, 2016 is "Bittersweet Chocolate Day," and since the U.S. eats half of the world's chocolate, The List's Donna Ruko shares 5 things you didn't know about it.

 

1. Chocolate led to the invention of the microwave.

2. They used chocolate as blood in the movie Psycho

3. The company that makes Cadbury Eggs was the first to introduce the chocolate bar in 1847. 

4. M&M's candy was invented so that soldiers in WWII could enjoy the treat when they were out in the field. 

5. The German Chocolate Cake was named after a person, not the country.