World’s priciest chocolate goes on display in Portugal
LISBON: The world’s most expensive chocolate went on display at a chocolate fair in Obidos in Portugal on Friday.
Priced at 7,728 euros ($9,489) and covered in edible gold, it was the part of a limited edition of 1,000 bonbons. It has a filling of saffron threads, white truffle, vanilla from Madagascar and gold flakes.
It was guarded by two uniformed men.
Its creator, Portuguese chocolatier Daniel Gomes, said the diamond-shaped was certified as the world’s most expensive by the Guinness Book of Records, which in 2017 listed $250 La Madeline au Truffe made by Danish artisan Fritz Knipschildt’s as the record holder.
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Its crown-shaped box is decorated with 5,500 Swarovksi crystals and also carries personalized pincers.
($1 = 0.8144 euros)