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A New Type of Chocolate

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Looking for a special treat for your Valentine? Now you can buy chocolate in a new rosy hue. Ruby chocolate is made from a type of cacao bean that is processed to remain pink. The result tastes fruity and a bit sour, not sweet or bitter.

The world’s largest chocolate manufacturer, Barry Callebaut in Switzerland, spent 10 years developing it. If ruby chocolate is accepted by the Food and Drug Administration, it will be the first new variety since white chocolate.

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