Mayans And Aztecs: The History Of Chocolate

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The History of Chocolate

The history of chocolate had been started as a nourishment item backtracks to Pre-Columbian Mexico. Moreover, A drink called "Xocoatll" was made by the Mayans and Aztecs. This drink was made from the beans of the cocoa tree. Both the Mayans and Aztecs trusted that the cacao bean had mysterious, or even perfect, properties, suitable for use in the most sacrosanct ceremonies of birth, marriage and death.

Exhibit 1:Ingredients of “Xocoatll”

In 1615 a homologous chocolate drink was used for an imperial wedding in France, and England met with chocolate in 1662. Because of the various countries, "chocolate" as we spell it today, had been spelled differently as "chocalatall", "jocolatte", "jacolatte", and "chockelet" from country to country. In 1847, the first "eating chocolate” was introduced by Fry and Sons in England, however; because of chocolate’s bitter taste, it did not catch people’s attention. In 1857, Daniel Peter experimented the process of making milk chocolate, and eventually stumbled upon that abundant product milk. This experiment changed everything and chocolate 's acceptance after that was quick and enthusiastic.

Exhibit 2: Fry and Sons chocolate

Due to the prices of cacao and sugar, which are raw materials of chocolate, production of chocolate were expensive, therefore producers had to sell chocolate expensively. In other words, until the end of 1800’s only rich people can bought chocolate. In 1900, prices of cacao and

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