The Cost to run a Real-Life Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl’s iconic book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has mesmerized audiences for almost 60 years. The idea of a place entirely edible and delicious has many of us salivating but also curious of the feasibility of a real-life Wonka and his factory.

We also were curious about the financials of such an idea so after digging through tons of data, we calculated the cost of making Mr. Dahl’s vision a reality. Here’s what we found:

What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today from Advanced Technology Services