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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 (S$12,531) and covered in edible gold, the chocolate is part of a limited edition of 1,000 bonbons.

It has a filling of saffron threads, white truffle, vanilla from Madagascar and gold flakes.

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It was guarded by two uniformed men.

Its creator, Portuguese chocolatier Daniel Gomes, said the diamond-shaped chocolate 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 chocolate-maker Fritz Knipschildt’s as the record holder.

The Eiffel tower made in chocolate is showed during international chocolate fair
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Its crown-shaped box is decorated with 5,500 Swarovksi crystals and also carries personalized pincers.

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Published at Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000