Your Favourite Chocolate Bar Could Cost You More Than £1 By Next Year

17 March 2017, 11:53

Chocolate Bars

The price of chocolate has risen steeply in the past year and it's set to continue.

Bad news for those of us with a sweet tooth!

Experts predict that the nation's favourite chocolate bars could cost more than £1 by 2018.

According to research by, bars like Twirl, Crunchie and Kit Kat Chunky rose in price by 16 per cent in 2016.

A Cadbury's Wispa bar cost around 56p last year but it now costs 64p, and other favourites Bounty and Mars are up from 57p to 62p, which is a jump of nine per cent.

That's just supermarkets however, other vendors are already charger higher prices for these goods.

"If this rate continues, we could be paying over £1 for a regular bar in 2018," Gilad Simhony, CEO of told The Sun newspaper.

And if that wasn't bad enough, manufacturers have already started shrinking the size of chocolate bars after a surge in the cost of cocoa last year.

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