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Cocoa Shortage Causes Rise In Chocolate Prices

 
Cocoa Shortage Causes Rise In Chocolate Prices

(Undated)  --  Chocolate prices are soaring as global demand exceeds shrinking cocoa supply.  

Weather concerns and social tensions in the West Africa region may impact cocoa supplies. The global appetite for cocoa continues to increase as demand of emerging markets grow.

The price of a traditional milk chocolate bar has increased 28 percent this year. 

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