The kids, who work in 68 degree temperatures to prevent the chocolate from melting, work in two teams of 12. Each team is led by three gastronomist experts. The entire process has been video- taped 24 hours a day since it began on March 1.
Regardless of whether or not they reach the record weight for a chocolate egg, Pagilardini said, the company will give out 35,000 pieces of the chocolate on Sunday, which they claim would break another world record.
In what looks to be the beginning of a tradition, this is the fourth year the town has created a gigantic chocolate Easter egg.