Olympics athletes model in Paris chocolate fair

STORY: Location: Paris, France

Olympics athletes modelled in France’s 27th chocolate fair

wearing a human-sized shell, breastplates and dresses made of chocolate

Each year, thousands of visitors flock to the Parc des Expositions in Paris

The 280 exhibitors include chocolatiers, pastry makers and confectioners

from cocoa-producing countries all over the world

[Ricardo Davila, Peruvian chocolate costume designer]

"The inspiration is from the jungle of Peru, the Amazon region. The costume has been made with cocoa beans, chocolate flakes and all the elements of chocolate."