"The superiority of chocolate, both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain." Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson's belief, that chocolate had resorative and medicinal properties, was shared by many of his contemporaries, including George Washington, Benjamin Frankling, Madame du Barry, the Marquis de Sade, and our very own, Marie Antoinette.Watch a video on How Chocolate Was Made in the 18th Century
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