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Cola Cao

Cola Cao is to Spain as Hershey's Chocolate Syrup is to America. It's such a part of the country's culture that 100 million pounds of Cola Cao are produced each year (that equals more than two pounds per Spaniard!). With sugar, cacao, malt, and fiber, think of it as a tastier version of Ovaltine. The Spanish love to mix two spoonfuls of this chocolaty powder into a glass of warm milk alongside María crackers for dipping (a perfect breakfast).

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