Giant chocolate bar pays a visit to S.L. school

Published: Tuesday, March 20 2012 7:33 p.m. MDT

Gustavo Padilla takes a close look at the giant candy bar as students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Salt Lake City take part Tuesday in the "Think Big. Eat Smart!" Tour, featuring the world's largest chocolate bar. The bar weighs 12,190 pounds.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Chocolate lovers could eat their hearts out 12,000 times over at an elementary school on Tuesday.

The "Think Big. Eat Smart!" Tour, featuring the world's largest chocolate bar, was at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Guinness World Records certified the 12,190-pound bar to be the world's largest chocolate bar.

The bar was created by World's Finest Chocolate as an example of "portion distortion" and the centerpiece of a traveling multimedia display that teaches children about eating right and staying fit. The bar measures 21 feet long, 3 feet high and 4 feet wide

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