Price of Chocolate Increases

Chocolate lovers beware! The price of your favorite treat is on the rise.

A rising demand and bad weather in countries that produce cocoa has caused the price of cocoa butter to be at a four year high. The cost is has gone up by 70 percent over the past year.

While you may not see that big of a jump at the vending machine, industry leaders say they might consider reducing the cocoa content in items or make them smaller.


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