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Chocolate's Future & Mysteries

Science & FoodBy Science & FoodOct 8, 2015 2:00 PM

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In the town of Reading, located in Berkshire, England, exists the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre, where tropical cacao plants are kept to prevent the spread of pests and diseases which threaten the world's chocolate supply. Over at Technische Universität München, physicists have shown that molecular simulations can solve how the chocolate-making process turns bitter cacao to sweet, silky chocolate on a molecular level.

Preventing a Future Without Chocolate

– The New Yorker

Chocolate Physics: How Modeling Could Improve "Mouthfeel"

– Science Daily

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