The shape of Toblerone's candy is based on a pyramid shape. The original owner modeled it after a line of French dancers who formed a pyramid at the end of their performances.
Jean Tobler founded a chocolate company in 1899, which came under the leadership of Theodor Tobler in 1900. Along with Emil Bauman, Theodor Tobler created Toblerone, a unique, triangle-shaped chocolate bar, in 1908. The name of the bar is a combination of the family name and the Italian word for honey and almond nougat. Initially, it was believed that the candy was modeled after the Matterhorn, but the Toblerone website indicates that Theodor chose the name after being inspired by Parisian dancers.Learn More
The Nutrition Source at Harvard School of Public Health recommends the shape of a food plate opposed to a food pyramid. The USDA replaced its 2005 MyPyramid with a 2011 MyPlate model. The plate contains four sections, for protein, grains, fruit and vegetables, and a small side circle of dairy.Full Answer >
Items that feature a pyramid shape can be found inside the house and can be a part of a house itself. For example, the roof on a home often features a pyramid-type design. Camping tents, when erected, can take the shape of a pyramid. The package of a Toblerone chocolate bar has a pyramid design. A cheese grater and a waffle cone resemble a pyramid.Full Answer >
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum), native to the central Mediterranean region, is said to have originated on the island of Sardinia, where it grew abundantly in rocky areas. Parsley, a biennial herb related to chervil, carrots, cilantro, dill and fennel, belongs to the Apiaceae family.Full Answer >
Although the exact inventor or date that hockey began is unknown, it is thought to have originated in Windsor, Nova Scotia in Canada. It is thought to have been adapted from a field hockey-style game that attendees of the King's College School in Windsor began playing around 1800.Full Answer >