HC Deb 07 July 1910 vol 18 cc1785-6

asked the amount of revenue collected from the duty on raw cocoa, prepared cocoa, cake chocolate, and sweets only partially composed of chocolate, such as chocolate creams, respectively?


The amount of revenues collected from the duty on cocoa, chocolate, and confectionary containing chocolate, during the year ended 31st March, 1910, was:—

Cocoa, raw £205,374
Cocoa husks and shells 229
Cocoa or chocolate, ground, prepared, or in any way manufactured 97,139
Cocoa butter 361
Confectionery containing chocolate 7,205
The duty received on cake chocolate as distinguished from other kinds of chocolate cannot be stated. I should add, in regard to the heading for confectionery containing chocolate, that the duty received on the chocolate contained in this confectionery was £5,704, the remainder of the duty being in respect of spirit and sugar.