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World's largest chocolate bar stops in Cedar Rapids

Huge chocolate slab helps teach importance of portion control

Students from St. Ludmila Elementary School file past a three-feet high, 21-feet long, 12,190 lbs. chocolate bar during a tour stop for World's Finest Chocolate's
Students from St. Ludmila Elementary School file past a three-feet high, 21-feet long, 12,190 lbs. chocolate bar during a tour stop for World's Finest Chocolate's "Think Big Eat Smart" tour in the parking lot between LaSalle Middle School and St. Jude Elementary School on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The tour, with the Guinness record holding candy bar, teaches kids about portion control. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

The world's largest chocolate bar made a stop in Cedar Rapids Wednesday.

It's part of a traveling multimedia display that teaches students about the importance of eating healthy and staying fit.

Guinness World Records declared the bar to be the largest in the world Sept. 13. It weighs 12,190 pounds and was made by World's Finest Chocolate in Chicago.
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