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The economics of chocolate

Mara P. Squicciarini

The economics of chocolate

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chocolate industry,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Chocolate

  • About the Edition

    This book, written by global experts, provides a comprehensive and topical analysis on the economics of chocolate. While the main approach is economic analysis, there are important contributions from other disciplines, including psychology, history, government, nutrition, and geography. The chapters are organized around several themes, including the history of cocoa and chocolate - from cocoa drinks in the Maya empire to the growing sales of Belgian chocolates in China; how governments have used cocoa and chocolate as a source of tax revenue and have regulated chocolate (and defined it by law) to protect consumers" health from fraud and industries from competition; how the poor cocoa producers in developing countries are linked through trade and multinational companies with rich consumers in industrialized countries; and how the rise of consumption in emerging markets (China, India, and Africa) is causing a major boom in global demand and prices, and a potential shortage of the world"s chocolate.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mara P. Squicciarini and Johan Swinnen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9200.A2 E26 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 478 pages
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229836M
    ISBN 100198726449
    ISBN 109780198726449
    LC Control Number2015944569
    OCLC/WorldCa939547061


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