For the Chocoholics: Gift Yourself a PhD in Chocolate This Valentine's Day

By Malavikka

Valentine's day and love are not complete without chocolates. Are you waiting for a better reason to make your life chocolaty? A UK university is offering a research opportunity in chocolates for students who would like to take up a profession in making new varieties of chocolates and improving its taste.

Gift Yourself a PhD in Chocolate This Valentines


PhD in Chocolate

The University of the West of England is offering 15,000 pounds per year grant just for chocoholics to take up a PhD in chocolate. The research involves studying the genetic factors that influence the flavour of world's favourite treat, chocolate.

According to the university's prospectus, the candidate who successfully gets admission will study how the fermentation of cacao beans leads to specific flavour profiles.

Whats with PhD in Chocolate?

The course has been created in order to meet the chocolate industry demand for more forensic knowledge of different cocoa strains.

Deadline to apply for PhD in Chocolate

The last date for candidates to apply for the course is February 27

Where to Apply?

Apply to the university's Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences in Bristol

Why do PhD in Chocolate?

The enticing opportunity comes close on the heels of the job offer by Mondelez International - behind some of the world's most famous sugary treats like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo - of a part-time chocolate taster.

Job Role for Chocoholics

The firm, which posted the role on LinkedIn, is looking for someone who can taste its delicacies and deliver honest and objective feedback within its team of skilled panellists. The successful candidate will then help Mondelez perfect and launch brand new products all over the world for years to come.

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