World’s largest chocolate bar – 9,702 lbs

The Guinness World Record for making the biggest chocolate bar in the world has been broken in Armenia.

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The bitter dark chocolate bar, made by the Grand Candy Company, weighed 9,702 pounds (4410 kg ) (4.41 tonnes).

It was made using cocoa beans imported from Ghana.

Elizabeth Smith, a legal representative from the Guinness Book of World Records, was present to certify the record.

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8 pound potato

8lb potatoThe prize potato, grown by Peter Glazebrook, tips the scales at a whopping 8lbs 4oz (3.76kg), smashing the previous world record by 9oz.

The vegetable, Peter’s Kondor variety, was put on show on Friday at the National Gardening Show in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. (UK)

It is not the first time Mr Glazebrook, 66, from Northampton, has hit the headlines.

The retired chartered surveyor has previously held the world record for the longest carrot, after producing a 17-foot long specimen.

He has also been the double Guinness World Record holder for the heaviest parsnip, at 13lb, and the longest beetroot at 21ft.

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