Thanks to climate change, chocolates will disappear by 2040 - News Summed Up

Thanks to climate change, chocolates will disappear by 2040


Representative image. Enter, a chocolate bar, with as much caffeine as a cup of coffee or the dreaded energy drink. Also, no post-coffee bad breath either, a win-win situation! "More than 90 per cent of the global cocoa crop is produced by smallholders on subsistence farms with unimproved planting material," Doug Hawkins , of Hardman Agribusiness -- a London based capital markets advisory services firm -- was quoted as saying to the Sun. "All the indicators are that we could be looking at a chocolate deficit of 100,000 tons a year in the next few years," Hawkins added.


Source: Economic Times January 03, 2018 13:18 UTC


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