This week all the Italian classes are visiting the famous Perugina chocolate factory right here in Perugia. During the tour, students learn about the process of chocolate making, the history of Perugina and the origins of the chocolate, the cocoa bean..in Italian! The enticing aroma of chocolate greet them as they enter the tasting room where everyone samples the freshest Baci chocolates they will even have, straight from the factory floor. At the end of the tour, students to do a little souvenir shopping for lucky family and friends. Umbra students even took a photo in front of the replica of the world’s largest chocolate candy ever made according to the Guiness Book of World Records (13,000+ pounds!).
Interesting fact: Perugina produces over 1,400 per minute for a whopping total of over 1,000,000 per day.