Factory output diminishes, as Uboat attacks on merchant shipping seriously limit the supply of imported goods. Sugar and cocoa become hard to access. Nevertheless, Prime Minister Churchill wants to avoid rationing sweets, as he feels it will lower citizen morale. Despite his best intentions, confectionery is rationed from 1942, and will not finally come “off ration” until 1953.
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This project was about Lawrence Rowntree, grandson of the famous chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree. Watch our short film here: https://t.co/eFKU55jhyW