Everyone’s heard of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, right? Many of us have dreamed of visiting such a place where almost everything is edible and delicious. But what if the chocolate factory came to life? How much would it cost? Is it actually feasible to have a real-life Willy Wonka who runs a chocolate factory?
Well, the engineers over at Advanced Technology Services conducted a fun experiment where they brought Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory to life and did the math to see if this fictional operation would be feasible in our world today. They dissected every element of Mr. Dahl’s story to calculate the costs of bringing his world of pure imagination to life today.
Here’s how it played out: