chocolate in the news

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Chocolate

Many studies indicate that chocolate is a healthy food, but not all chocolate is created equal. The health benefits of chocolate are found in the cocoa content, so low-cocoa chocolate foods will have little beneficial effects.

In addition to lacking sufficient amounts of cocoa, white and milk chocolate also contain more sugar, further diluting the health benefits of cocoa.

A dark chocolate bar of at least 70% cocoa is best if you’re going for health and for flavor—though you may wish to go darker if you have an adventurous palate.

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The Impact Of Dark Chocolate On MS Fatigue

Study To Test The Impact Of Dark Chocolate On MS Fatigue

A team of UK experts will research the effect of chocolate in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), as a part of its comprehensive research strategy against the disease.

The United Kingdom's Multiple Sclerosis Society is going to fund scientists from the Oxford Brookes University in order to assess whether fatigue, a very common symptom of MS, can be reduced through the consumption of chocolate.

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10 Ways Chocolate Is Actually Good for You

Most people like chocolate. For me, this is one food I can survive on!

There is just so much you can do with chocolate. You can have hot cocoa, put some chocolate syrup on your pancakes, have chocolate pudding, soufflés, and truffles, dip your fruit in it, or just have chocolate on its own; the possibilities are endless.

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Super-Dad Writes To Cadbury About Chocolate

October 28th was National Chocolate Day!

I hope you took a moment to enjoy your favorite chocolate bar, make a fun recipe, or have that first seasonal cup of hot cocoa.

Today, I'm sharing this adorable story of a dad-to-be, his pregnant girlfriend, and her severe chocolate cravings.

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Detroit Largest Box of Chocolates CUO

World Record Box of Chocolate!

How long is the world’s longest box of chocolates?

Well, as of recent history, it’s 313 feet!

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Interview CUO Chocolate Expert

Interview with CUO’s own Bryn Kirk

We'll get right to it in this post, as there's quite a bit of content.

In an exclusive interview, I asked our own chocolate expert and head of CUO's online chocolate classes, Bryn Kirk, 12 interesting questions about chocolate!

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Hot Chocolate Making CUO

Traditions of Warm Drinking Chocolate

Hot chocolate is as strong and long-standing a tradition as any. In fact, it's been a tradition since Aztec times.

This beverage is far from being just a kid's drink. It has been the choice drink of rulers, warriors, and explorers for centuries.

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Pumpkin and Chocolate Recipes CUO

12 Perfect Chocolate and Pumpkin Recipes

It's Autumn, or for us here in the U.S. it's "fall", because leaves fall down. 😉

But all joking aside, isn't it just the loveliest time of year? This is my favorite season, mainly because I get to break out my cozy sweaters and tall boots...

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Chocolate Beer Guide CUO

Chocolate Beers to Taste and Love

Is there really anything that doesn't taste better with chocolate?

Beer is no different.

Inspired by our German friends, here's to a happy choc-toberfest! Who's with me?!

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Q&A CUO Chocolate Survey Results

CUO Chocolate Survey Results!

We asked, and you answered.

The results are in for our CUO Chocolate Survey, and I'm excited to share them with you!

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