Some companies have already increased the price of their chocolate including Cadbury, who have been forced to hike up the cost of their family blocks.
“The last few years have been extremely difficult for Aussie food manufacturers and like many, we have experienced significant supply chain challenges and rising commodity and input costs,” a spokesperson said.
As it stands, the cost of chocolate and other snacks have increased by 11.6 percent across the country over the past year to June.
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