Sacramento has cocoa and chocolates available for retail sale. Cocoa is made by roasting and grinding cacao seeds. Chocolate is the paste or solid preparation from cocoa, and it is usually sweetened. They're both very popular products. Can you even imagine a life without chocolate? Cocoa is also used separately for hot drinks, cakes, etc. Chocolates can be of various types. The primary distinction is on the basis of cocoa content, higher content bars are "dark" while lower content ones are usually called "white" chocolates. The flavoring of the chocolates can also vary widely, with additions such as rum, raisins, fruits, nuts, orange rinds, cream filled centers, and so on. More than one type would be available for sale in Sacramento. Chocolates may be mass produced, or be of the premium, handmade variety. The pricing differs accordingly. Cocoa is sold in Sacramento as part of baking supplies. Sweetened or unsweetened cocoa is sold separately to be added to hot drinks, such as milk or water. Both these prpducts also make for great gifting ideas, after all, nobody can resist chocolate!