5 Ways to Celebrate World Chocolate Day

July 7 is one of our favorite days of the year at Cornerstone Cookie Gifts – World Chocolate Day! In honor of the holiday, we’ve listed five fun facts about chocolate you probably didn’t know:

  1. The scientific name for cacao tree is “Theobroma cacao,” which translates to, “cacao, food of the Gods.”
  2. Approximately 100 pounds of chocolate is consumed in the United States every second (USA Today).
  3. Chocolate milk can speed up the recovery process after exercise (Medicine and Sports Science).
  4. It takes roughly 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.
  5. The consumption of dark chocolate can reduce the risk of heart disease by one-third (Live Science).

Now for the sweeter information – here are five treats you can order from Cornerstone Cookie Gifts to celebrate the holiday on July 7:

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We hope you choose to celebrate the holiday with Cornerstone Cookie Gifts! Contact us to discuss and specific order instructions.