Diggers To Be Issued With Non-Melting Chocolate

Australian defence scientists are developing a dark chocolate for soldiers that does not melt in extreme desert heat and lasts for years. While normal chocolate melts at around 25 to 30 degrees Celsius, the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) says the new chocolate will be expected to keep its shape despite extended periods at over 49°C. The researchers are also developing ways to keep the vitamins in the chocolate fresh until it is eaten, possibly years later

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