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Yes, Geneva, There Is The World's Longest Candy Cane

Yes, Geneva, There Is The World's Longest Candy Cane

Photo: courtesy All Chocolate Kitchen

We're not that excited by "world's largest" foods, but you have to give points to this one for being 1) attractive, 2) technically difficult without breaking, and 3) usable as a decoration for the rest of the holiday season— or it would have been if it hadn't been smashed and handed out to spectators at the end of Saturday's event. It was the world's longest candy cane, 51 feet of striped, hyperglycemic joy, and it's a third Guinness World Record for Chef Alain Roby of Geneva, Illinois' All Chocolate Kitchen, who also holds the record for tallest cooked sugar building and tallest chocolate sculpture (12'10" and 20'8" respectively).

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