Is milk chocolate better than dark? As Hallowe’en approaches, trick-or-treaters wonder what they are going to be given — and hope they are not in for a nasty surprise.
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Is milk chocolate better than dark? As Hallowe'en approaches, trick-or-treaters wonder what they are going to be given - and hope they are not in for a nasty surprise.
Millie is excited as she opens the bar of chocolate. But when she takes a bite: "Ugh!" It is the most disgusting thing she has ever tasted: not the milk chocolate she was expecting, but dark chocolate. How horrible!
People around the world disagree on lots of different things. But one of the most common arguments is about chocolate. Some people like dark, some like milk - but hardly anyone likes both.
Chocolate is made from the seeds of the cacao tree. These are also known as cocoa beans.
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It was once drunk rather than eaten.
In the 1850s, a Swiss businessman called Daniel Peter invented milk chocolate by adding milk powder. This changed everything - because cocoa beans in their natural state are extremely bitter.
Is milk chocolate better than dark?
Yes! It tastes much sweeter than dark chocolate - so it is a much better sweet treat. Dark chocolate is far too bitter.
No! Scientists think dark chocolate could be good for you in some ways - but it only applies to dark chocolate, not milk.