It’s been two weeks since Thanksgiving, and yet residents of one North Carolina town are still smelling burned sweet potatoes in the air. Was it an extremely serious baking mishap? Not exactly — but heat is definitely involved.
Last year, mega-choco-corp Hershey’s closed its longtime factory and moved operations to a new facility. There’s a limited market for massive chocolate factories, and most of the site has been torn down to have new, non-candy-related things built on it. One relic of the factory that will stay is the row of massive cocoa bean silos, which have new owners and are going to become…something. [More]