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It’s Time to Begin Storing Chocolate.

Jianyu Zhao, Web producer |
November 18, 2014 | 4:09 p.m. PST

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Imagine what will happen if the world runs out of chocolate. Well, the company M&M’s will certainly shrink. Snickers may have no difference with buttered peanuts. Where does this assumption come from? Two huge chocolate makers, Mars, Inc. and Barry Callebaut have announced that by 2020, the deficit of chocolate “could swell to 1 million metric tons; by 2030, it could reach 2 million metric tons.”

Read More: The Washington Post, Bloomberg, The Huffington Post

Then you may ask why chocolate becomes rare. Explore the info-graphic below and find yourself.

See Also: Time.com, CBS News

So the next question will be how we can save our chocolate. Do we have to change the receipt of Opera or Boston cream pie? Don’t we have any other substitutes? The Guardian gives us some alternatives. You can either switch to carob, though it tastes like in hell when comparing to chocolate, or reduce the amount of the chocolate when you make chocolate dishes. But what’s best the option then? Begin to store chocolate before it’s gone.

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