World's most expensive chocolate bonbon unveiled in Portugal

ANI | Updated: Mar 24, 2018 12:18 IST

Óbidos [Portugal], Mar 24 (ANI): Chocolate lovers in Portugal were in for a 'glorious' surprise as the most expensive chocolate bonbon in the world was showcased in Obidos at the International Chocolate Festival.

According to reports, the exclusive 23-carat gold-plated chocolate - named the 'Glorious' - costs 7,728 euros (Rs. 6 lakhs approx.)

The chocolate, part of a limited edition of 1,000 bonbons, has a filling of saffron threads, white truffle, vanilla from Madagascar and gold flakes.

Its creator, Daniel Gomes, had reportedly been working on it for over a year.

The packaging consists of a black lacquered wooden base with gold serial number engraving and a crystal cloche, coated with thousands of Swarovski crystals and pearls, finished off with a gold ribbon handle. (ANI)