By Paul Homewood
It’s like Whack-a Mole!!
Some of the nation’s favourite Easter eggs have been hit by ‘shrinkflation’, with the sizes falling, but not the price.
Experts say the phenomenon is being driven by soaring demand for cocoa alongside reduced yields because of climate change.
They fear in future that quality may drop as confectioners are forced to tweak ingredients to cope.
I’d like to know who these “experts” are, because they are lying through their back teeth!
According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, cocoa bean production has been steadily rising for decades, and yields have been stable since the turn of the century, following a dramatic rise.
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March 21, 2021 at 08:36AM