You may take our lives but you’ll never take our chocolate! Hershey, which bought Scharffen Berger back in 2005, will close its Berkeley and San Francisco locations. But … but … what about our Peet’s Scharffen Berger Mocha Freddos?!

Hershey will still produce Scharffen Berger chocolates, but just not here. If you still want to get your SB fix, you’ll have to deal with the guilt of having your chocolate shipped halfway across the country from Illinois. Now we’re all poopy diapers.

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Scharffen Berger, Schmidt plants to be closed [Chron]
via SF Eater

If you’re looking to treat yourself after finals or need a last minute gift, try some of the chocolate from the East Bay. It’s delish.

Charles Chocolates
Location: Emeryville, but there are tons of Berkeley shops that carry the chocolates too
Deets: Organic ingredients, small batches, hand made, fresh.

You can even get a tour of their kitchen and facilities.
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