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Edible Ancient Architecture

Mirco Della Vecchia's Sweet Chocolate World Heritage Creations

— January 23, 2011 — Lifestyle
As both a chocolate and history lover, Chocolate World Heritage is a dream come true. Chocolate World Heritage is an event being held in Hong Kong where top chocolatier Mirco Della Vecchia recreates architectural wonders of the ancient world using only chocolate.

Vecchia has recreated everything from Stonehenge to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, proving a point that I made years ago: ancient history is a lot more interesting when it's edible. This is one that no foodie or history major should miss.
Trend Themes
1. Edible Architecture - The trend of edible architecture involves the use of food to create architectural masterpieces, presenting opportunities for food and architecture industries to collaborate and showcase their creativity.
2. Heritage Themed Consumer Goods - A growing trend in the consumer goods industry is the production of heritage themed products like chocolate World Heritage. This presents new opportunities for companies to introduce unique products and stand out in the market.
3. Historical Theme Experiences - The demand for historical-themed experiences like Chocolate World Heritage in Hong Kong is increasing. Businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries can capitalize on this trend by offering immersive and educational experiences for consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Food - The edible architecture trend offers opportunities for the food industry to create products that showcase creativity and uniqueness, thereby differentiating themselves in the market.
2. Tourism - The increased demand for historical-themed experiences presents opportunities for the tourism industry to offer more immersive and educational experiences for consumers.
3. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can take advantage of the trend of historical-themed experiences by offering unique dining experiences that bring history to life through food and decor.
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