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Fans stockpile Cadbury’s chocolate ahead of import block

Cadbury's bars
Cadbury’s bars. Image by Joe Anderson / CC BY 2.0

Fans of chocolate brand Cadbury’s have been expressing their fury at Hershey’s decision to sue LBB Imports for selling the British-made chocolate in the US. Hershey’s has the rights to sell Cadbury products in the United States, but makes the sweets with a different recipe, which chocolate-lovers say just isn’t the same. On social media fans have been calling for a Boston Tea Party-like protest to throw ‘inferior’ chocolate into the water, while in stores customers are stocking up on LBB’s products which are made to the original British recipe. Read more: bbc.com