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June 6, 2012

More Brits seem to be acquiring a taste for dark chocolate

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Written by: Susana Cárdenas Overstall


Euromonitor figures indicate that value retail sales of dark chocolate have doubled over the last six years, from accounting for 5.5% of the UK chocolate market in 2006 to 10.25% in 2011.

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About the Author

Susana Cárdenas Overstall
Susana Cárdenas Overstall is a freelance journalist who left behind the tropics of Ecuador for misty London where she has been living for the last six years. Deep inside, she misses the sound of the Pacific Ocean and walking among the cacao trees at her father’s farm in the province of Manabí. Her first encounter with fine cacao began at the age of 10, when her father taught her how to select and roast Arriba Nacional cacao beans in order to make homemade chocolate. Before entering the world of cacao, Susana came from a communications background and is a frequent contributor to Latin American and Spanish publications.




 
 

 
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