Worlds Largest Chocolate Sculpture
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Italian chocolatier Mirco Della Vecchia puts the finishing touches on a chocolate sculpture of the Torre pendente di Pisa displayed as part of his “Chocolate World Heritage” exhibition in Hong Kong, Jan. 20.
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MILANO, Italy — Mirco Della Vecchia, one of Italy’s most famous chocolatiers, together with a team of artists, has created a white chocolate replica of the Dome of Milan which is 1.5 meters tall, 2.5 meters long and weighed and impressive 5.37 tons – setting the new world record for the Largest chocolate sculpture.
Together with a team of artists Mirco Della Vecchia spent many days sculpting the white chocolate Dome. All the left-over chocolate was wrapped in small packages and sold to passers-by, in Milan’s Carosello Shopping Mall, where the event took place. All the proceeds will be donated to children of Haiti foundations, to help rebuild their lives.