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of a male figure holding a cacao pod
Scientists believe the first cacao beverages were sipped from vessels like this one, which was found in northern Honduras.
New analyses of similar pottery fragments suggest people have been enjoying chocolate for more than 3,000 years—about 500 years earlier than previously believed
International Award-Winning Chocolatier
Russell Stover, nephew to his namesake who created the candy company, served on the City Council of Duluth, MN from 2000-2008
Belgian Double Chocolate