The History of Chocolate The 1700's

The History of Chocolate

The History of Chocolate The 1700's

1711
Charles VI moves from Madrid, Spain to Vienna. He takes chocolate with him.
1720
The Italians begin serving chocolate in Florence and Venice.
1732
Monsieur Dubuisson, a French inventor, creates a table for grinding chocolate. This lets the workers stand up while grinding the cacao bean. The table is heated from underneath by charcoal. This makes the production much easier.
1764
The Baker Chocolate Company is established in Dorchester, Massachusetts by James Baker and John Hannon. This was the first time chocolate was made in the United States.
1780
The first chocolate made by machine is produced in Barcelona, Spain.
1780
Dr. James Baker calls his products "Baker's Chocolate".
1795
J. S. Fry & Sons uses steam power to grind the cacao beans for the first time in England.
The Beginnings of Chocolate
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