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    Portuguese chocolatier Daniel Gomes prepares a candy wrapped in pure 23 carat gold during international chocolate fair in Obidos Portugal, March 16, 2018

    Dolce Vita: Portugal Unveils Most Expensive Bon-Bon in the World

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    Portuguese confectioner Daniel Gomes has created a candy consisting of pure 23-carat gold during the international chocolate fair in the city of Obidos.

    The most expensive bon-bon in the world was presented at the International Chocolate Festival in Portugal, The Portugal News reported.

    The pretentious chocolate called "Glorious" is coated with 23-carat gold and costs 7,728 euros.

    The sweet treat, among other things, consists of black chocolate, white truffle oil, Madagascar vanilla and a secret ingredient.

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

    The exclusive dessert has been released in a limited batch — just 1,000 pieces.

    Each candy is wrapped in a special box, decorated with Swarovski crystals, pearls and gold engraving.

    The invention has already been exported to the United Arab Emirates, Angola, Argentina and Russia.


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