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Brace yourself: The price of chocolate is going up.

Last week the Hershey company announced it would be raising prices for their products by eight percent, and Mars followed suit, announcing a seven percent hike for their chocolates. Why is this happening? This is a econ 101 lesson playing … Continue reading

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The cupcake crumbles: The demise (and resurrection) of Crumbs Bakery

In terms of its impact on its industry, it would be as if Godiva closed all of its chocolate shops: a very big shock to chocolate vendors everywhere. Continue reading

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The Sour Side of Sugar for Massachusetts

Current Department of Agriculture policies keep the price of sugar artificially high forcing American candy manufacturers to pay double the price of sugar than those in the rest of the world. American candy manufacturers pay double the price of sugar … Continue reading

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Thank You, May I Have Another

I have a successful chocolate business; Bacci Chocolate Design which also owns and operates The Chocolate Truffle. I took over The Chocolate Truffle back in 2003, but it was a reseller and I wanted to have better quality control and … Continue reading

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Of Truth and Drugs

The other day I said hello to someone I hadn’t seen in a while and commented that “he looked good” thinking to myself he looked tan, so perhaps he just came back from a vacation, to which he responded “I’m … Continue reading

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