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M&M´s, Snickers maker to raise
chocolate prices 7 percent

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/23/2014 9:30:35 PM

Mars Chocolate North America, the maker of M&M´s and Snickers, said on Wednesday that it will raise its prices by an average of 7 percent "to offset rising costs," its first increase in three years. The price hike by Mars, which did not provide an effective date, follows Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy maker in the United States, which on July 15 raised its chocolate prices about 8 percent due to soaring commodity costs. "In the three years since our last price increase, in March 2011, we have invested significantly in the category and have experienced a dramatic increase in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/23/2014 11:53:35 PM     (No. 9937492)

Thanks to inflation in the grocery store, candy has been removed from the list.

Besides, we have to buy all of that bottled water for the kids now, thanks to the Wookie.

Sorry if your bottle line changes.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shells, 7/24/2014 12:05:01 AM     (No. 9937499)

I will search for black market peanut M&Ms.

God´s favorite taste treat. I´m guessing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/24/2014 12:06:24 AM     (No. 9937502)

Everybody has to make a buck. How will Hershey´s managed this by upping the price by 7 percent. BUT with the individual wrapped portion be as it was before? Or will it have shrunk considerably?

Hersheys = not a great chocolate but hey, it´s chocolate!!!! Their chocolate spread is much like that of Nutella. Wrapped in a crepe and a sprinkle of powdered sugar, it is like having dessert for breakfast.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/24/2014 6:39:50 AM     (No. 9937661)

Heroin users everywhere protest.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 7/24/2014 9:29:03 AM     (No. 9937937)

Food and energy are not included in the calculation of inflation anymore, which is laughable, in that most people spend most of their on those two items.

There is no inflation. Inflation is illegal - Joseph Magabe´

www.shadowstats.com

Learn the truth about what your government is doing to you!



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