World's Biggest Chocolate Bar Conveys An Even Bigger Message

By Meera Dolasia on September 16, 2011

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Chicago-based World's Finest Chocolate, is now also the proud creator of the World's largest chocolate bar! Measuring almost 3ft. high and 21ft. long, the cocoa concoction weighs a whopping 12,000 lbs. To put it in perspective, that's the same weight as 120,000 Hershey's chocolate bars or, 24,500 Big Macs!

Far surpassing the previous record set last year by an Armenian company with a bar that weighed 9,722 pounds, the cocoa treat contains 1,200 lbs of almonds, 5,500 lbs of sugar, 2,000 lbs of milk powder, 1,700 lbs of cocoa butter and 1,400 lbs of chocolate liquor!

What's more astonishing than the size of the candy bar, is the company's reason for creating it. It was not to showcase their candy, get into the record books or, sell it to the highest bidder but - And here's the real doozy - To teach kids about portion control!

Their new campaign entitled 'Think big, eat smart' aims to teach young children about moderation and how to have a healthy relationship with food. So where does the giant candy bar fit in? According to company officials, it was created largely, to grab the attention of young kids and make the message memorable.

The company is currently lugging the giant bar to schools in seven mid-west cities to try spread their message about eating everything in moderation - Which means that this candy bar can be shared by 209,350 people, if they all ate the recommended 'moderated' portion of one ounce each.

Resources: npr.org, sun.co.uk

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  • comfortblue
    comfortblueWednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:20 am
    OH YES PLEASE GIVE ME CANDY. Same though
    • bluepuppies
      bluepuppiesThursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:08 am
      wow it looks so good
      • super_jeep
        super_jeepThursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:44 pm
        Junk food is a misnomer :/
        • jeepguy
          jeepguyFriday, March 31, 2017 at 9:57 am
          SUGAR RUSH NEED MORE 🍬🍦🍫🍩πŸͺ🍭🍭πŸͺ🍩🍫🍬🍦
          • faceMonday, March 27, 2017 at 10:48 am
            omg
            • BellaWednesday, March 15, 2017 at 9:57 am
              Good idea it gets kids moving.
              • Sophie Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 6:23 pm
                I'm so happy for the people who made this bar.now i hope that the people will be able to eat less junk food and have a good balance of healthy food and good food!!!!!:) we need to be able to make more sense about how we should be eating!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • adrianFriday, March 3, 2017 at 8:33 am
                  that is so big I want to eat it
                  • sans-ational
                    sans-ationalWednesday, February 22, 2017 at 12:24 pm
                    wow
                    • mikey smithFriday, January 20, 2017 at 10:00 am
                      thats alot of choclate

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