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Customers Digesting Higher Chocolate Prices

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The afternoon chocolate fix just got a bit more expensive.

Hershey is raising prices on its Kisses, Reese's, Mounds Bars and other candy about eight percent. The nation's top candy producer blames the rising cost of ingredients like cocoa and dairy. It's also pointing to increasing utility and transportation costs.

Customers can expect the trend to continue in 2015.

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