Word of the Day: Theobromine

theobromine molecule (courtesy of wikipedia)
Theobromine, often confused with caffeine, is the molecule responsible for the mild mood-elevating effects of fine, high-concentration (dark) chocolate.

Theo = “god” & Broma = “food” — truly the food of the gods.



  1. Marty Caldwell’s avatar

    ty for the info about theobromine in chocolate. Does chocolate have caffeine in addition to theobromine?

  2. Joice Wang’s avatar

    We are manufacturer of Theobromine in China.
    Anyone interested can contact us. Thank you!

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