World may run out of chocolate by 2020, according to "industry experts"

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  1. soulx
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    http://www.indianexpress.com/news/c...-world-will-run-out-of-cocoa-by-2020/1179482/

    Shit, time to stockpile on Hershey before the Chocapocalypse.
     


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    Solution: Eat less chocolate.
    It's only going to make you fat anyway.

    Personally, I don't care much about it tho.
    Dun like it anyway.
     
  3. Osha

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    Nooooo ! I love chocolate ! :cry:
     
  4. Sheimi

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    brb hoarding chocolate
     
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    I forgot
    Didn't like...a couple huge chocolate companies figure out the genetic sequence of a cocoa plant a couple years ago or so? So...no it wont? I guess.
     
  6. Vengenceonu

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    How Dare YOU! :angry: How would you feel of their was a world shortage on [insert your favorite food here] Femboys shit i cant think of right now. Chocolate isn't a choice it's something your born with! Tbh im more affected by this then the government shutdown.:cry:
     
  7. GreatZimkogway

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    Meh. By that time we'll have made synthetic chocolate that will taste 100% exactly like real chocolate.
     
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    The only things that have chocolate on them is Jaffacakes.
    And that's teh only thing I really really love.
    Seeing that their only sold in the UK, I can't miss then due to being unable to get them.

    And yeh I agree.
    Government shutdown is an perfectly valid excuse to party c:
     
  9. Vengenceonu

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    Pretty soon People will be making Chocolate Tofu as a substitute. Bleh. What's next i ask You! Synthetic pizza? Gravy? AIR!?
     
  10. Minox

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    Uhm, what's to stop people from growing more cocoa? From what I can tell this is a space issue and not a matter of cocoa suddenly disappearing.
     
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    "They warned that the world would need the equivalent of another planet Earth to fill the gap needed to keep the chocolate industry going."
    So in a way, you're completely correct. If they had the space, they would have no worries supporting the demand. As it is now, they can grow it, but not at a rate that will keep the shelves stocked.
     
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    In recent news: Meteors of flaming red chocolate have plummeted towards the earth and caused grave damage to residential neighborhoods. A large meteor landed in the Great Lakes and produced a massive wave of chocolate that flooded Chicago and is continuing to devastate eastern Iowa, northern Indiana, and some parts of Ohio. Rescue crews are busy at work hauling out survivors out of the mess that scientists are saying is the worse catastrophe to ever befall the earth.
     
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    This is... kinda hilarious.
     
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    NOOOOOOOO :O

    :teach: but the solution to all of these problems with shortages of natural resources is, of course, RECYCLING :lol: ...

    ... :unsure: ... :wtf: *decides that color isn't everything*
     
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    How can you reuse chocolate that's already gone down your esophagus? Wait, never mind.
     
  18. BlackWizzard17

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    This is seriously crazy. To know that such natural resource will be extinct is just as bad as certain animals will be extinct.
     
  19. Foxi4

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    Just get rid of rainforests - all they really are is a breeding place for murderous, poisonous animals that want you dead. You take care of'em and all they can pay you back with is death by means of venom injection. Cocoa on the other hand... :tpi:

    //Le Master Ruseman
     
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    Milk chocolate will always be there, even if there's no cocoa trees. But, sadly, legit 75-95% dark chocolate is in danger, which is the only healthy one out there. Sad news.
     
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