Sour News For Your Sweet Tooth

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 8:59am

Chocolate prices hit record highs.

The sweet taste of chocolate is turning a bit bitter as the cost sky-rockets.

"Right now sugar is what's going through the roof faster than anything else," explains Carmen Romeo, general manager of Connecticut's Fascia's Chocolates. "It's really a matter of cheap chocolate tasting product with a lot of sugar well then that's going to be higher price right
Now. Pure chocolate gourmet chocolate is relatively stable."

So the message is if you buy cheap, you'll pay double because its packed with sugar.

If you go gourmet, you'll get more real cocoa for your money.
 

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