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Sweet holiday treat sets record in Geneva

World renowned pastry guru Chef AlaRoby uses hammer break off pieces his world record longest sugar cane for public consumptiGenevSaturday

World renowned pastry guru, Chef Alain Roby uses a hammer to break off pieces of his world record longest sugar cane for public consumption in Geneva on Saturday, Dec. 08, 2012. | Donnell Collins~For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: January 11, 2013 6:08AM



Now that’s some Christmas candy!

Chicago pastry guru, chef Alain Roby, was going for a three-peat for the Guinness World Record at Geneva’s downtown Christmas festival Saturday night.

Roby hoped to created the “World’s Longest Sugar Cane” — at least 45 feet — beginning at the Old Kane County Courthouse and stretching down South Third Street.

Roby’s other Guinness World Records include World’s Tallest Cooked Sugar Building, at 12 feet, 10 inches; and World’s Tallest Chocolate Sculpture, at 20 feet, 8 inches.



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