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East Texas Sweet Shop breaks Guinness World Record

Sweet Shop USA staff achieves to break the current Guinness World Recor (Source: Sweet Shop USA) Sweet Shop USA staff achieves to break the current Guinness World Recor (Source: Sweet Shop USA)
MOUNT PLEASANT, TX (KLTV) -

A Mount Pleasant chocolate manufacturer succeeded in breaking the Guinness World Record for “Largest Chocolate Truffle” this morning.

According to the Sweet Shop USA’s press release from earlier this week, the company attempted to defeat the current 1,768 lb 2 oz record, which was achieved by Micro Della Vecchia, Andrea Andrighetti, Rimini Fiera, Frabbri 1905, Icam and Martellato at the Sigep Fair in Rimini, Italy on January of 2012.

The final result? The chocolate truffle ended up weighing 2,368 lbs., measures 3’5’ tall and is 12’2” in diameter.

Sweet Shop USA, is a privately-owned chocolate manufacturer dedicated to preserving the craft of American handmade chocolates.

Founded in Fort Worth, TX in 1972, the 80,000-square-foot factory makes Sweet Shop USA Mount Pleasant location is the largest handmade chocolate factory in the country. Sweet Shop USA has received national recognition for creating over 100 varieties of handmade pieces including various Truffles.

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