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Chocolate ? Food of the Gods

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Special Events at Sci-Quest American Chemical Society (FREE / Open to the public)


The North Alabama Section of the American Chemical Society will hold our next section meeting at Sci-Quest in Huntsville, AL no February 15, 2011.


There will be a networking session at 6:00 PM, with open access to Sci-Quest.


At 7:00 PM, Dr. Howard Peters will present this talk titled "Chocolate - Food of the Gods". The outline is below, and more information can be found at the Sci-Quest website.


Tuesday, February 15, 2011

· 6 – 7 p.m. - Networking

· 7 – 8 p.m. - Lecture

Dr. Howard Peters, Peters Verny, LLP (retired) & Sally Peters

“Chocolate – Food of the Gods”


Chocolate has been a part of our New World culture for thousands of years. In this presentation, some of the history, aspects of its production, health aspects, and the chemistry of its active ingredient; theobroma cocoa (literally from the Greek - Food of the Gods) will be discussed.


In addition, all who attend will receive samples of chocolate, and for those who stay to the “bitter” end, there will be a drawing for a free 10 pound bar of “bittersweet” chocolate.

For more information about this presentation including video clips and slide shows, please see


This event is sponsored by the North Alabama section of the American Chemical Society and is free to the general public. Registration is not neseccary for ACS members.


More information here.

Posted by Scott Miller on January 14, 2011 at 11:45 AM