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.