What if Willy Wonka existed in real life?
Roald Dahl’s iconic story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has been retold and recreated for decades. It’s about time to figure out what it would take to bring his world of pure imagination to life. We at Advanced Technology Services thought it would be a fun thought experiment to calculate how much it would cost a Willy Wonka type person to make and maintain a chocolate factory for a year. After digging through tons of data, we calculated how much it would cost a real-life Willy Wonka to maintain and operate his factory for a year. Here’s how things added up: