Yes, all chocolate has caffeine in it. The amount of caffeine present can vary. The amount of caffeine in chocolate is heavily dependent on the varieties of cacao used to make it as well as how dark the chocolate was roasted during the chocolate's manufacture. There is also another alkaloid called theobromine in cocoa which is similar in structure to caffeine.
There is more caffeine in forestero cocoa (which is the bulk of the world's cocoa and has its roots in the upper Amazon basin) than there is criollo cocoa (which is the fine flavored cocoa with genetics from Venezuela). Conversely, criollo cacao has larger amounts of theobromine than it does caffeine.
Current research in cocoa uses mass spectroscopy to analyze the ratio of theobromine to caffeine to determine the genetic heritage of various cocoas. This research has proved useful during archaeological studies of ancient pots (with remains of the ancient cocoa drinks) to determine the varieties of cocoa used during the time of the Aztecs and Mayas.
It should be pointed out that there is an internet rumor that chocolate has no caffeine in it. This is incorrect.
hot chocolate does have caffeine!!
Well chocolate itself has caffeine so yes, it does have caffeine.
No, of course not. Source: Nathan (I hear he's always right)
Most chocolate does have some caffeine in it. Usually the amounts are fairly small though, and there is chocolate that is caffeine free.
Hot chocolate does not have caffeine in it. It does have a lot of sugar in it.
Yes, chocolate bars have a small amount of caffeine in them. For example: 1 oz of Dark Chocolate will have about 12 mg of caffeine. 1 bar of Dark Chocolate will have about 70 mg of caffeine. 1.55 oz of Milk Chocolate will have 9 mg of caffeine. 100 grams of Milk Chocolate will have about 20 mg of caffeine. Hershey's chocolate bars have about 9mg of caffeine in them.
All chocolate contains caffeine. Caffeine is a plant product and is completely vegan. What vegan chocolate does not contain is milk.
they say that chocolate containing caffeine is a myth
Yes. All chocolate has caffeine, and Twix obviously has chocolate.
Yes, chocolate contains caffeine. For example, one ounce of milk-chocolate contains 6mg of caffeine.
One thing chocolate has no caffeine in it so they cant have more but they do have sugar and normal chocolate has the most chocolate!!
Yes, chocolate chips do have caffeine in them, which stems from the natural cocoa bean.