Chocolate is described as a ground cocoa beans mixed with sugar and vanilla.

Dark chocolate is a chocolate that contains more than 50% cocoa content. Besides chocolate liquor, it often contains added cocoa butter, sugar, vanilla, and often lecithin.

Milk chocolate is a chocolate liquor to which dairy, sugar, vanilla and often lecithin have been added. Quality milk chocolate should contain a minimum of 30% chocolate liquor.

White chocolate:is made from cocoa butter, dairy, sugar and vanilla (and often lecithin). It does not contain chocolate liquor, but must contain at least 33% cocao butter to be considered of good quality.

-see also:
"Chocolate" is in the NAICS Code "311320"
  (Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing from Cacao BeansCandy, chocolate, made from cacao beans)


"Chocolate" is in the CPC Code "23650"
  Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa (except sweetened cocoa powder), in bulk forms

"Chocolate" is in the HS Code "1806"
  Chocolate And Other Food Preparations Containing Cocoa.

"Chocolate" is in the UNSPSC Code "50160000"
  Chocolate and sugars and sweeteners and confectionary products

Ref: 122430/2006-09-23


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