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Possible chocolate shortage by 2020

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 We may have a chocolate shortage on our hands in the next six years.  The world's two largest chocolate makers say people are eating more cocoa every year, and that demand may overtake supply by the 2020.

Nearly three-quarters of the world's cocoa is made in west Africa, where there's been a long-running drought, and a fungal disease affecting cocoa plants.

 

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