Bringing Willy Wonka to Life

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 exactly would that world cost? How much would the Wonka company be worth? How much would the Oompa Loompas get paid? We 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:

As you probably had guessed, bringing the chocolate factory to life is no inexpensive feat! From our estimates, it would cost Mr. Wonka over $32 million to keep his chocolate river, and that’s only one piece of the factory! We haven’t even talked about the Oompa Loompas, the lick-able wallpaper, or the flying elevator.

For the rest of the calculations, check out the magical infographic below!

What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today from Advanced Technology Services