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Sunday, February 05, 2012

A Horrible News Item

Oh this is horrible!

The cost of chocolate keeps going up and up.  When will it get to the point when I will no longer buy it?  I don't know......I just can't see that happening yet. Here is another reason, artificially or not, why they may raise the price.

Western Pa. candy factory fire destroyed nearly 20,000 pounds of chocolate, official says

By Associated Press, Published: February 4

CANONSBURG, Pa. — An official says a fire at a candy factory in southwestern Pennsylvania destroyed nearly 20,000 pounds of chocolate.
The blaze broke out early Friday morning at a second-floor packaging area at Sarris Candies in Canonsburg in Washington County.
 A health inspection determined that Sarris must destroy the candy, which either melted or had smoke damage.

Canonsburg Mayor David Rhome says officials will inspect the damage Monday. He says the fire does not appear to be suspicious.
Sroka says the inspection will also determine whether an additional 5,000 pounds of chocolate packaged for sale in the store will have to be destroyed.
But he says most of the company’s stock survived because it is stored in an off-site

I don't have my 2 years supply of chocolate.  I need to get on that right away.