Thursday, September 4, 2008

Chocolate Lovers Pained by Candy Changes

Changes to the formulations of several candy bars has chocolate lovers buzzing, and not in a good way. Cocoa butter is fat derived from cocoa beans. Like other commodities, cocoa prices have skyrocketed in recent years. In 2006, one metric ton of African cocoa butter cost less than $4,000. Today, it costs more than $8,100.

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