TIL chocolate milk was invented by an Irishman while visiting Jamaica in the 1680s. Locals mixed cocoa with water – which Hans Sloane found nauseating – so instead he mixed it with milk to make it more pleasant. He brought the recipe to England, where it was made and sold by pharmacists as medicine • /r/todayilearned

TIL chocolate milk was invented by an Irishman while visiting Jamaica in the 1680s. Locals mixed cocoa with water – which Hans Sloane found nauseating – so instead he mixed it with milk to make it more pleasant. He brought the recipe to England, where it was made and sold by pharmacists as medicine • /r/todayilearned Source: listgrotto.tumblr {$excerpt:n} TIL chocolate milk was invented by an Irishman while visiting Jamaica in the 1680s. Locals mixed cocoa with water – which Hans Sloane found nauseating – so instead he mixed it with milk to make it more pleasant. He brought the recipe to England, where it was made and sold by pharmacists as medicine • /r/todayilearned