History of the Chocolate Orange

Terry's Chocolate Orange is a chocolate product created by Terry's in 1932 at Terry's Chocolate Works in York, England.  In 1823, chemist Joseph Terry joined a York sweets company, where he developed new lines of chocolate, candied peel, and marmalade . At the onset of World War II, confectionery production was immediately halted. The factory was taken over by F.

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A Vanilla Story

Wikipedia tells us that the Aztecs acquired the vanilla discovery from the Totonac people. The Aztecs drank their chocolatl with a dash of vanilla, and Europeans, once they got used to the stuff (one appalled Spaniard described chocolate as “a drink for pigs”), followed suit.