Some are already high on love with the on-going Valentine's Week. Chocolate Day was celebrated Sunday as a run up to the Valentine's Day on February 14. Due to the growing popularity of Chocolate Day, many cities now have their own chocolate entrepreneurs. It is also said that the first machine-made chocolate was produced in Barcelona in 1780, and in India, it was manufactured in Mumbai in 1946 for the first time.
Despite all the opposition of extremist Hindu groups, lovelorn couples get busy showering each other with choco-goodies. The sale of special heart-shaped, Taj Mahal-shaped, ball-shaped and rose-shaped chocolates has picked up in many cities. The city youth is out to make the Chocolate Day a wonderful holiday.
A box of chocolates is turning out to be a whole gourmet experience — a chocolate escape that lovelorn couple loves to enjoy together as a tasty cocoa treat.
As history informs, chocolate is the widely favored candy treat adored by young fans for almost 200 years who find it a mood enhancing handy sweet. Even Napoleon carried chocolate on his military campaigns and ate some when he needed quick energy. However, the unconstrained consumption of large quantities of chocolate increases the risk of obesity, and is harmful to some as it absorbs lead from the environment during production.
Here is a math student’s way to wish Happy Chocolate Day to his Valentine.