In the late 1930s, just south of Boston, sales of Nestle brand economy size semisweet chocolate bars were exploding. The sales spiked so much the company sent a representative to the area to discover the source of the peaking profits.
What he found would change the history of desserts in the United States.
He found Ruth Wakefield of Whitman, Massachusetts.
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