To buy a box of exquisite hand dipped strawberries, you'll likely have to fork over a handful of cash, but many people find that it's worth it once they indulge in this delectable treat. That being said, there are some varieties of chocolate on the market that require more than just pocket change - think a paycheck (or two!). If you want to take your love of this sweet treat to a new level, consider the following list of some of the most expensive chocolates in the world.
The Royal Collection from Cocoa Gourmet
BornRich.com reports that if you like your chocolate covered in diamonds, gold and silver, the The Royal Collection from Cocoa Gourmet is right up your alley. This isn't your normal box of chocolate truffles - the Cocoa Gourmet contains 12 bars of chocolate, all of which are wrapped in diamonds, gold and silver, which are edible and deemed safe by international food industry standards. This product is listed at $1,250.
The Cadbury company is renowned for crafting everything from delectable chocolate bunnies to cream eggs during the Easter season, but they have a luxurious side for those who don't mind splurging on this delicious treat. The Wispa Gold candy bar from Cadbury is filled with caramel and wrapped in gold leaf, according to TravelsInTaste.com. For approximately $1,567, you can purchase one of these limited edition foods from the company - and many people have.
Most people wouldn't assume that some of the most expensive chocolate in the world comes from Dallas, Texas, but the producers of Noka chocolate have made this a reality, according to Forbes.com. The Noka Vintages Collection is composed of chocolate that is derived from fine ingredients located in Venezuela, Cote d'Ivoire, Trinidad and Ecuador. Furthermore, the manufacturer guarantees that the chocolate is 75 percent pure. For $854 per pound, you can indulge in this sweet treat.
This truffle will change what you know about the traditional candy that you eat on a special occasion - the Chocopologie was created by Fritz Knipschildt, who founded Knipschildt Chocolatier in 1999, according to Forbes.com. With his training in Denmark, he used his knowledge to create the Chocopologie truffle candy, which is filled with black truffle as well as truffle oil. It is only available on a pre-order basis and has a price tag of $2,600 per pound.