Essay Chocolate: An Overview
Since 1983 per capita consumption of chocolate in America has climbed from 9.7 pounds to 12 pounds annually (Barron, 1998, 118). Of all the foods, items made from chocolate cause the most controversy. There are clubs devoted to its praise, and there are groups that want it banned (Marcus, 1999, B13). There is even a Web site Chocoholic.com that reports 12,000 hits a day and specializes in selling boutique American chocolatiers as Richard H. Donnelly Fine Chocolates in Santa Cruz, CA and Moonstruck Chocolatier in Portland, OR.
Godiva, the famous chocolatier, also has a home on the Web (http://www.godiva.com/index.html) that does everything but let you sample its delights online. The highlight of this “tasteful” site is …”