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Should you invest in chocolate stocks this Easter?

March 28, 2024

Via: MoneyWeek

Historians believe that the Ancient Mayans used cocoa beans as a form of currency, trading them and possibly even using them to pay workers.

Centuries later, we prefer to eat the stuff – preferably in the form of a chocolate bar. But does chocolate still hold strong financial value? And do any of the chocolate stocks have a chance of making it into MoneyWeek’s weekly share tips?

Chocolate might sound like a niche area to invest in – but what you might not know is that Nestlé is actually the largest company in Switzerland. Similarly, Mondelez International (the US company which owns brands like Cadbury, Toblerone and Milka) is a Fortune 500 company. The same goes for Hershey.

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