Armenia Produces World's Biggest Chocolate Bar

Reporters make images of a huge chocolate bar produced by the Grand Candy factory in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. The chocolate bar that Guinness World Records has certified as the world's biggest, weighs 4,410 kilograms (9,702 pounds). (AP Photo/Vahram Bagdasaryan, Photolure)

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By Aaron Hepker

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Anyone looking for huge amounts of free chocolate should book a flight to Armenia's capital next month.

That's when the world's largest chocolate bar will be up for grabs in Yerevan's main square. The Guinness Book of World Records certified the 9,702-pound (4,410-kilogram) chocolate bar at a ceremony Saturday.

It was made by Grand Candy factory and contains all natural ingredients, including 70 percent cocoa mass. The chocolate bar is 224 inches (560 centimeters) long, 110 inches (275 centimeters) wide and 10 inches (25 centimeters) thick.

The factory owner, Karen Vardanyan, said that the chocolate bar was produced to mark the 10th anniversary of the company. He said it will be divided up and handed out Oct. 16.

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