The Global Link Between Wages and Seasonal Chocolate Prices


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Seasonal chocolate is the most expensive type of chocolate in many markets globally. With the cost of food rising and wages stagnating in many countries in real terms, Euromonitor International analyses the correlation between wages and seasonal chocolate prices to highlight how consumers are being squeezed by these trends. In Brazil for example, the average 2013 hourly wage is US$4.9 compared to the US$13.8 average cost of 250g of seasonal chocolate.