World’s priciest chocolate goes on display in Portugal

LISBON (Reuters) – The world’s most highly-priced chocolate went on display screen at a chocolate fair in Obidos in Portugal on Friday.

Portuguese chocolatier Daniel Gomes prepares a candy wrapped in pure 23 carat gold all through international chocolate fair in Obidos Portugal, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Priced at 7,728 euros ($9,489) and lined in edible gold, the chocolate is element 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, stated the diamond-formed chocolate was certified as the world’s most highly-priced by the Guinness Reserve of Information, which in 2017 outlined $250 La Madeline au Truffe made by Danish artisan chocolate-maker Fritz Knipschildt’s as the file holder.

Its crown-formed box is adorned with 5,500 Swarovksi crystals and also carries customized pincers.

($1 = .8144 euros)

(This edition of the tale corrects paragraph 2 to clarify only a single of the edition of 1,000 candies was displayed)

Reporting By Andrei Khalip and Miguel Perreira, editing by Axel Bugge and Dasha Afanasieva

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