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Do you prefer your chocolate from the fridge or at room temperature?

It's World Chocolate Day!

It’s time to get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing issues…

It is not refrigerated in-store but many of us keep our supplies of the delicious brown stuff in the fridge once we bring it home. Others don’t see the point of it.

Is there a right and wrong way to store your chocolate at home? Is it a personal preference and does everyone who lives in the same house share the same taste?

Should chilled chocolate come to room temperature before you eat it? Does cold chocolate melt and disperse flavour as nicely as room temperature chocolate?  And possibly, more importantly, can your teeth cope with chilled chocolate straight from the fridge?

So many unanswered questions …

What are your views? Do you prefer your chocolate chilled or at room temperature? Or should we have a product-by-product assessment?

921 people have already voted, what's your opinion? I like it room temperature I like it straight from the fridge

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Beagaloo
12th Jul 2020
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Chocolate lasts longer as I like to keep it in my mouth, and not bite it and swallow quickly.
April23
11th Jul 2020
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Chocalate is much healthier and tastier from the fridge is my opinion as I eat it more mindfully cos it is much harder and so slower to eat so I can get less calories and more taste . mind you I do sometimes just buy a big Caramel from shop and just eat it immediately if I had bad day to cheer up as then nothing beats the soft gooey taste.
Dinabob4
10th Jul 2020
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I think it is quite edible at room temperature!
VeraS
10th Jul 2020
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From the fridge so it melts slowly in the mouth
doubletrouble
10th Jul 2020
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Definitely from the fridge, I can’t stand soft, warm chocolate. It also needs to be dark. During lockdown our daily treat in the evening has been two After Eight mints with coffee.
CaroleNic
10th Jul 2020
1
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Either way is good (its chocolate) but best when accompanied by a large glass of red wine. Heaven
JazzeR77
9th Jul 2020
1
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Normally we like it at room temp., but when we had summer the other week! it was better from the fridge. But then IT’S GOOD AT ANY TEMPERATURE.
Catton
8th Jul 2020
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I do like it from the fridge especially in summer but I will take it anyway.
swaneldo
8th Jul 2020
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Mmmmmmmm - dark coffee chocolate straight from the fridge - yumsky yum!
MrsPat
8th Jul 2020
3
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Always from the fridge especially with dark chocs-It tastes better and especially in the summer there are no sticky choccy hands to contend with.
Valleyman
8th Jul 2020
1
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I agree with Wilf and Maria, there is a high chance of leaving my teeth embedded in the Galaxy if I ate it straight from the fridge. (Never thought I'd write that sentence!) Watching too much Star Trek these days.
ElisabethR
8th Jul 2020
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Break the chocolate into squares first........ Then just let it melt in your mouth. I looooove galaxy that way.
Valleyman
8th Jul 2020
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Elizabeth R, that sounds ecstatic. But I only eat chocolate on a Saturday, so till then I can only dream!
ElisabethR
8th Jul 2020
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Hahahaha only half the week left to go then. Whole bar in one go man or do you have a little at a time. Remember my Gp once telling me it was better to eat it in one go...... Most of it would go straight through. Worked for him, always had a draweful of choc but was as thin as could be. Lol
Valleyman
9th Jul 2020
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Whole bar every time! Something that tastes that good can't be bad for you!
ArchieUK
8th Jul 2020
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We have never kept our chocolate in the fridge, and the idea sounds revolting..
Kes
7th Jul 2020
2
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From the fridge as I like it to snap.
IntrigueMii
7th Jul 2020
2
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I agree with Billythequiche. As a Type 2 Diabetic myself, chocolate from the fridge improves the texture, increases "mouth feel" and encourages me to slow down and savour the taste instead of plowing through an entire bar.
simbadog
7th Jul 2020
2
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Nothing like a few pieces of galaxy from the fridge!
HappyHippie
7th Jul 2020
2
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my husband likes his from the fridge, but I like mine slightly softer it has more flavour
Ian123
7th Jul 2020
2
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Straight from the fridge if I can manage to put it there before greedily devouring it.
Either way it doesn’t last very long.
Billythequiche
7th Jul 2020
3
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As we are Type 2, chocolate is a rare treat for us. Straight from the fridge makes it last longer, improves the texture and increases "mouth feel".
Lionel
7th Jul 2020
3
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Come on Yodama, this one's for you!
Felix1
7th Jul 2020
2
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You dont get the same taste when it is cold. Kit kat fingers dipped in coffee, suck the chocolate off then crunch the biscuit. Yummy.
JoyL9
7th Jul 2020
5
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Nothing worse than warm chocolate, I know it's supposed to taste better at room temperature but cold dark chocolate can't be beaten in my opinion.
Maria517
7th Jul 2020
2
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I prefer my chocolate from the fridge though not with caramel as I would lose teeth.
Mind you chocolate is good anyway, anywhere, anytime but not at a Slimming World meeting.‍♀️
Wilf
7th Jul 2020
4
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Room temperature because of my teeth!
bob scott
7th Jul 2020
5
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It is that fine snappy crunch and no sticky fingers. Bob Scott.

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