Top 5 Facts: Chocolate world records

  • Largest

In September 2010, Armenian-Canadian JV ‘Grand Candy’ Co Ltd made the world’s largest chocolate bar, a mammoth 4,410kg hunk of chocolate.

  • Collection

American Bob Brown holds the record for the largest chocolate bar collection, racking up an impressive 770 different variates of the sweet brown stuff.

  • Longest

Italian A Giordano Laboratorio Di Cioccolato produced a record-breaking bar of chocolate, measuring 11.57 metres long and 1.1 metres wide, in 2010.

  • Priceless

An uneaten 100-year old Cadbury’s chocolate bar became the most valuable bar in the world when it sold for £470 in 2001 to an anonymous bidder.

  • Strawberries

Here’s a bizarre one that sounds breakable: American Collin Gouldin set the record for the most strawberries dipped in chocolate in one minute in 2008. He managed 53.