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Chocolate prices could increase as cocoa costs soar

21 October 2013 Last updated at 09:57 BST

The cost of cocoa beans has soared since the start of the year, signalling a rise in the price of chocolate for consumers.

More chocolate is being bought, which is thought to be due to an easing in the economic crisis, despite the price of the raw material rising by more than 20%.

Nigel Cassidy reports.