Break the chocolate, measure the amount and get to know the textile industry of Gent.
History in Chocolate
Gent used to be a big trade city. Nowadays the city is full of proud and tourism is growing.
De Gentse Ellemaat is new souvenir for the city of Gent. The chocolate bar will tell you the story of the textile trade, which was of great importance to Gent.
Textile traders were always carrying a yardstick with them. The richer the trader the nicer the yardstick. Every stick tells about different guild in Gent. With this simple and tasty souvenir people can discover the history of Gent.
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