Chocolate (color) facts for kids
|This box shows the color chocolate.|
The first recorded use of chocolate as a color name in English was in 1737.
This color is a representation of the color of the most common type of chocolate, milk chocolate.
The web color called "chocolate" is displayed at right. This color is actually the color of the exterior of an unripe cocoa bean pod and is not the color of chocolate, a highly processed product, at all. The historical and traditional name for this color is cocoa brown.
The first recorded use of cocoa brown as a color name in English was in 1925.
This color may also be referred to as light chocolate.
Tones of chocolate color comparison chart
|Cocoa Brown||#D2691E||210||105||30||25°||75%||47%||web color|
|Medium Chocolate||#905D5D||144||93||93||00°||22%||46%||ISCC-NBS Chocolate #19|
|Chocolate||#7B3F00||123||63||0||31°||100%||24%||PerBang.dk) (Maerz and Paul|
|Dark Chocolate||#674C47||103||76||71||09°||18%||34%||ISCC-NBS Chocolate #46|
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