Belarusian confectioners have been recognized some of the best in the world. At the Culinary World Cup held in Luxembourg Belarus clinched 14 medals. 3 golds went to Minsk bread factories. The competition featured over a thousand participants. Belarusian confectioners presented real pieces of art. It took more than one week to make the products using various techniques. The Culinary World Cup is held once in 4 years.