Largest Chocolate Bar: 12,000-pound chocolate bar sets world record (Video) CHICAGO, IL, USA -- Chicago-based World's Finest Chocolate made a chocolate bar that weighs 12000 pounds and measures 3-feet high and 21-feet long, to teach children about "proportion distortion" and eating right - setting the new world record for the Largest Chocolate Bar, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: The World's Largest Chocolate Bar weighs more than 12,000 pounds and measures 21 feet long and almost three feet high. (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness world record for the largest chocolate bar weighed 4,410 kg (9,722.39 lb) and was made by Armenian-Canadian JV "Grand Candy" Co Ltd, in Yerevan, Armenia.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the longest chocolate bar: it measured 13.15 m (43 ft 1.7 in) long and 1.2 m (3 ft 11.2 in) wide and was achieved during an event organised by Filippo Lazzarin (Italy).
The World's Largest Chocolate Bar is actually meant to be an example of "portion distortion" for school children.
"We purposely made this bar to be an example of 'portion distortion,'" the company's CEO Eddie Opler said in a statement.
"We're committed to educating families about eating right and staying active and doing it in a fun and engaging way."
The chocolate company will feature the candy bar on a tour of schools called "Think Big. Eat Smart."
The recipe for the largest chocolate bar in the world includes 1,200 pounds of almonds, 5,500 pounds of sugar, 2,000 pounds of milk powder, 1,700 pounds of cocoa butter and 1,400 pounds of chocolate liquor.