Unless the chocolate production turns environment friendly and ecological very quickly, in five years we will face a serious chocolate crisis, according to Dagladet.no. Fair trade chocolate is already grown according to the principles which will protect the environment while protecting the cocoa bean bushes from diseases and insects which are now like a plague in the plantations. Pesticides has to be used to a so large extent that it may be cheaper to just return to the natural way for cocoa beans: let them grow in the shade of tall trees populated with birds and small animals.
This was very serious news. Of course, I think about stockpiling chocolate, but experience has taught me I just can't have chocolate in the house for any extent of time, much less five years.