Russia’s Cocoa Futures
The chocolate flowed like water at Russia’s Rossiya chocolate company during a visit by Bloomberg photographer Andrey Rudakov to its Samara plant on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
An exclusive invitation allowed us to see behind-the-scenes at the Nestle SA-operated factory where the popular Rossiya-Shedraya Dusha, Comilfo and Rodnye Prostory candy brands are produced in substantial quantities for the Eastern European market.
As the global price of cocoa rises the cost of chocolate may soon be knocked on to the consumer in higher prices for their favourite indulgence Nestle’s Europe Chief Laurent Freixe told Schweiz am Sonntag this month.
You can read more about the rising price of cocoa and the challenges posed by Russia’s ageing workforce at Bloomberg News.
Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg
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