For many of us, Roald Dahl’s classic novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was an iconic part of our childhood. It was so easy to love the magical, candy-colored world of the factory, and there’s no doubt that most of us daydreamed about what it would be like to win that golden ticket and go on the tour of Willy Wonka’s factory. This begs the question: Could the Chocolate Factory be built in real life?
Well, we were curious to we ran the numbers. Everything from the chocolate river to the flying glass elevator has been accounted for. So how much would it cost a real-life Willy Wonka to run his chocolate factory for a year? Check out the calculations below!