Easter eggs: no need to shell out

2011-03-24 00:00

THE international community may be worried about the price of cocoa and chocolate, but South Africans can still enjoy their Easter eggs without breaking the budget.

This despite the price of cocoa, a key ingredient in chocolate, having increased due to the political unrest in the Ivory Coast, a major cocoa producer, and in Britain the price of Easter eggs has gone up by as much as 140%, reports a British daily. Quarry Spar in Hilton says Easter eggs cost an average of R2 more than last year.

Nestlé South Africa spokesperson Ravi Pillay said some manufacturers have absorbed the increase.

 

 

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