Big chocolate bar: 12,000 pounds, 21-feet long

Big chocolate bar: 12,000 pounds, 21-feet long

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Chicago -- Guinness Book of World Records Judge Kimberly Partrick, right, inspects and certifies the world's largest chocolate bar, weighing in at 12,190 pounds and measuring 21-feet long, 3-feet high. The bar, made by Chicago-based World's Finest Chocolate, a leader in chocolate fundraising products, will tour schools across the United States as part of a portion-control education campaign called "Think Big. Eat Smart." (PRNewsFoto/World's Finest Chocolate, Brian Kersey)

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Posted on September 13, 2011 at 2:25 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 13 at 3:46 PM

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Now that's a chocolaty treat!

Chicago-based World's Finest Chocolate on Tuesday made a chocolate bar that weighs 12,000 pounds and measures 3-feet high and 21-feet long. The big bar is actually meant to be an example of "portion distortion" for school children. The chocolate company will feature the candy bar on a tour of schools called "Think Big. Eat Smart."

The recipe for the chocolate bar 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.

World's Finest Chocolates is well known for selling chocolate fundraising products.

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Online: http://www.worldsfinestchocolate.com/

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