Gourmet Hot Chocolate Tin
- Made in the U.S.A.
- 11.29 oz
- No artificial preservatives
Nothing beats a warm cup of rich hot chocolate. For an utterly delectable warm treat we are pleased to offer this gourmet hot chocolate, made entirely from chocolate shavings. It’s so easy to make: just add milk and heat until hot. Smooth and creamy, it tastes like luxury in a mug.
Long part of American life, chocolate first arrived in North America in 1641, when crates loaded on a Spanish ship sailed to St. Augustine, Florida. In colonial America, chocolate was exclusively a drink and was affordable to all classes of people, offered at most coffee houses. A food item that could be transported in solid blocks without spoiling, it became a military ration, helping to maintain soldiers’ energy. By the late 19th century, improved methods of processing chocolate changed it from a gritty product into a smooth, melt-on-the-tongue luxury with a pleasing aroma. Thus began the transformation of chocolate from a drink into a confection. By the 1920s, eating chocolate had surpassed drinking chocolate in popularity.