It's Official, You Should Never Keep Your Chocolate In The Fridge

The confectionary giant weighed in on the fridge versus pantry debate

The confectionary giant weighed in on the fridge versus pantry debate

Cadbury settles ages old debate on storing chocolate - answering the question: Does chocolate belong in the fridge or pantry? It has been confirmed by the experts that chocolate should be kept in the cupboard.

But people were having none of his claim that chocolate should be kept out of the fridge, prompting Bruno to head to Twitter, to ask Cadbury for answers.

"Chocolate should always be stored in a slightly cool, dry, dark place such as cupboard or pantry at temperatures less than 21°C to ensure the quality isn't compromised", The Cadbury team answered.

But it seems Cadbury, has set the record straight once and for all, revealing how you should really be storing chocolate.

Bruno is Kyle Sandilands' manager and is known as "The List King" for his often divisive ranking of foods.

'Show me anywhere in Australia that is consistently below 21 degrees? One follower wrote: "My kitchen cupboard doesn't sit below 21 degrees".

Should chocolate be kept in the cupboard or the fridge?

Meanwhile, others are just as insistent that the best place for it is the fridge. "Any chocolate lover knows this".

"The 100% accurate and definitive list of what does and does NOT go in the fridge".

Cadbury's Australia confirmed the correct chocolate storage etiquette on Twitter. "Chocolate is very susceptible to temperature changes, more specifically getting too warm".

If the heat is such that it is causing chocolate to melt into a soupy mess, Mr Owen said the best course of action is putting chocolate into a sealed container in the fridge but left out in room temperature for a while before eating. "Refrigerating chocolate could lead to condensation and the water will make the chocolate mold".

For some, apparently the fridge isn't cold enough; they advocated for storing chocolate in the freezer.

Your beloved Dairy Milk will thrive between 15-20C in low humidity environments.

While the culinary pros believe that chocolate should be stored in a relatively cool, dark cupboard for optimal cocoa quality, at the end of the day, it's your chocolate to enjoy.

There is one exception, however.

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