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Billionaire Buffett Auctioning All-You-Can-Eat See’s Candy Tour

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Billionaire Warren Buffett, CEO and chairman of investment company Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a conversation with David Rubenstein, president of the Economic Club of Washingtron, during the club's 25th anniversary dinner in EWashington on June 5, 2012. PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM/AFP/GettyImages

Billionaire Warren Buffett, CEO and chairman of investment company Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a conversation with David Rubenstein, president of the Economic Club of Washingtron, during the club’s 25th anniversary dinner in EWashington on June 5, 2012. PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM/AFP/GettyImages

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-eat tour of the See’s Candy factory in California to benefit an education nonprofit there.

Bidding had already reached $30,000 by Monday, but it remains to be seen whether the final price of this auction will rival the annual auction of lunch with Buffett which routinely tops $1 million.

The online auction that runs through Aug. 13 will benefit Communities In Schools of Los Angeles.

Buffett says he’ll teach the auction winner the proper way to eat a bonbon during the half-day tour. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate has owned See’s Candy, which operates a factory in South San Francisco, since 1972.

Buffett did not immediately respond to questions about the auction Monday.

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