Local Business Does ‘Berry’ Well on Valentine’s Day
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Chocolate Storybook in West Des Moines celebrates Valentine's Day with thousands of chocolate covered strawberries. The store's co-owner Steve Shearer said, "today alone we will dip more than 3,000 berries." Nationally, the week of Valentine's Day American's will purchase around 58 million pounds of chocolate. Shearer said Chocolate Storybook goes through 4,000 pounds of chocolate the week of Valentine's Day.