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Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry

Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry
Item# 9780747808411

Product Description

Publisher: Shire

Author: Paul Chrystal and Joe Dickinson

This new book charts the history of chocolate manufacture, marketing and consumption in Britain from its origins in the eighteenth century. It then describes the golden age from 1900 to the 1970s and the subsequent US and Swiss invasions, spearheaded by brands such as Mars, Toblerone and Nestlé's Milky Bar, including the takeovers by Nestle and Kraft. It is sure to delight sweet-toothed readers of all ages. (pb)