VILNIUS - Lithuania’s first chocolate museum will open on June 1 in the northern city of Siauliai, in a renovated building of the Ruta chocolate factory, reports ELTA.The history of the Ruta factory goes back to 1913, when a 36-year-old confectioner, Antanas Gricevicius, set up a caramel cooking pot in a small wooden house in Siauliai.Before the First World War, Siauliai was home to six confectionary factories owned by Russians, Germans, Jews and Poles. Lithuanian Gricevicius wanted to highlight the nationality of his small factory and decided to call it after Lithuania&rsquo...
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