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How Chocolate Turned Pink

What comes after dark, milk, and white? Ruby

An arrangement of ruby, dark, and white pieces of chocolate from food manufacturer Nestlé. Photo by Georg Wendt/picture alliance via Getty Images.

Any type of chocolate, whether white, dark, or milk, all begins with the beans of the cacao tree. The trees, which can only be grown in a narrow region 20° above or below the equator, produce the cocoa bean, the main ingredient used to make chocolate.




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