Quiz: Are You a True Chocoholic?

Put your sweet knowledge to the test and find out.

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True or False?

True or False?istock/Catherine Lane
It takes about 75 Hershey’s Kisses to equal a pound of chocolate.

False!

False!
It takes about 95 kisses to equal a pound.

True or False?

True or False?istock/knape
Americans annually eat far more chocolate per capita than Europeans.

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False!

False!
False. Americans average about 12 pounds per person per year, while the Swiss, Europe’s top chocolate consumers, eat nearly double that amount.

True or False?

True or False?istock/VisualCommunications
Chocolate is made from roasted and fermented beans of the cacao plant, plus some form of fat (such as cocoa butter or oil), and often sugar and vanilla.

True!

True!
The sweet treat always contains fat and sugar.

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True or False?

True or False?istock/gsheldon
Hershey’s is the largest producer of chocolate in the entire world.

True!

True!
With a wide range of chocolate products on the market, Hershey's certainly takes the cake.

True or False?

True or False?istock/GMVozd
White chocolate contains no cocoa butter.

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False!

False!
White chocolate contains no cocoa solids, but good version do have cocoa butter.

True or False?

True or False?istock/anandaBGD
The typical 1.55-ounce milk chocolate Hershey’s Kiss bar is Hershey’s most famous (and best-selling) product.

False!

False!
Kisses are Hershey's top seller.

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True or False?

True or False?istock/knape
The chocolate that fine chocolate candy makers use as the base for all their exquisite fillings is called couverture.

False!

False!
Couverture is usually used for the exterior coating.

True or False?

True or False?istock/klenova
In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock used chocolate syrup to simulate blood while filming the shower scene in Psycho.

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True!

True!
Yes, chocolate was actually used as fake blood for that famous scene.

True or False?

True or False?istock/RickSause
In 1942, production of Hershey’s Kisses was halted to save foil for the war effort.

True!

True!
The war effort meant everyone had to pitch in.

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True or False?

True or False?istock/qrochkin
Eating chocolate stimulates the body to release endorphins, the pleasure hormone.

True!

True!
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