Number, in billions, of individual chocolate chips sold each year by the Nestlé company. Packages of Nestlé chocolate chips are printed with the original recipe for Toll House chocolate chip cookies invented in the 1930s by Ruth Wakefield. Ms. Wakefield, co-owner of the Toll House Inn, a popular restaurant in eastern Massachusetts, sold Nestlé the rights to reproduce her recipe—supposedly for $1 and free chocolate for life.

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