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And Finally - Calling all chocoholics: Thorntons unveils world’s largest chocolate


Posted At: 20 October 2011 11:00 AM
Related Categories: And Finally, Retail, Retailers


After the chocolatier Thorntons unveiled the world's largest chocolate bar to mark its 100th birthday , the SnapShop team provides an invaluable service to all chocolate lovers by recording the sweet statistics of this bar.

Quick Facts:
• The world’s biggest chocolate bar was made in Derbyshire, weighs 6 tonne and measures 13 ft square
• It has beaten previous Guinness World Record of world’s biggest chocolate set by a Chicago chocolate maker
• The bar is equivalent to 75,000 Thorntons Chocolate Blocks
• The bar weighs the same as two elephants and is twice as tall as the average man
• On pouring day there were over 50 people involved pouring the chocolate into the mould and it took 10 hours to do it, then a further three days to cool off
• With 29 million calories, it’s not the greatest dieting aid

Worlds Biggest Choclate

After its stint in the limelight, the giant bar was smashed up and sold in stores to raise money for charity. Even the most dedicated chocoholic would struggle to get their teeth into this monster bar – do you agree?

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