Like red wine, dark chocolate is being promoted as an indulgence with scientifically proven health benefits. Retailers are stocking their shelves with new chocolate bars, candies and even select Center Store items made with the cacao-rich confection. Chains are also working overtime to educate shoppers about the antioxidants in dark chocolate, as well as the phytochemicals — plant substances that have health benefits. A Southern Season, a Chapel Hill, N.C.-based gourmet market specializing ...

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