10 Amazing Guinness World Food Records

Largest hot dog commercially available

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The largest hot dog commercially available weighs 3.18 kg (7 lb) and is available from Gorilla Tango Novelty Meats (US) for £24.60 ($40) as of March 2011.

Largest pizza base spun in two minutes

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Tony Gemignani (US) spun 500 g (17.6 oz) of dough for two minutes to form a pizza base measuring 84.33 cm (33.2 in) width at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, on April 20 2006 during the filming of Guinness World Records Week for the Food Network channel.

Largest chocolate coin 

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The largest chocolate coin weighs 658 kg (1,450 lb 64 oz) and was presented at the Cioccoshow Exhibition during an event organised by the BF Servizi SRL (Italy), in Bologna, Italy, to celebrate Guinness World Records Day, on November 15 2012.

Most expensive cocktail

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The most expensive cocktail was sold for £5,500 ($8,802.37) and was made by Salvatore Calabrese (Italy), at Salvatore’s Bar, London, UK, on October 11 2012.

Tallest drinking glass fountain (pyramid)

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Luuk Broos (Netherlands) and his team created a champagne fountain consisting of 43,680 glasses, forming 63 storeys, at the Shopping Center Wijnegem, Belgium, on January 25 2008.

Largest chocolate candy sculpture

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The largest chocolate candy sculpture weighed 267.4 kg (589.5 lb) and measured 18 cm (7 in) in height, 1.54 m (5ft 0.5 in) in length and 1.24 m (4 ft 0.8 in) in depth and was created by Namba Walk (Japan) at Namba Walk in Osaka, Japan, on February 10 2012.

Largest serving of mashed potato

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The largest serving of mashed potatoes is 1042 kg (2297 lbs), achieved by the chef Joël Robuchon ( France) at Futuroscope in Poitiers, France on September 29 2012.

Largest bread

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The largest loaf of bread weighed 1.571 tonnes (3,463 lb) and was made by Joaquim Goncalves (Brazil) in Curitiba/Parana, Brazil, on November 13 2008 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day.

Longest slice of meat

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The longest slice of meat was 30.11 m (98 ft 9.4 in) and was achieved by Francisco Alonso (Spain) on Guinness World Records Day, in Puerto de la Cruz, Spain, on November 15 2012.

Longest sandwich

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The longest sandwich measured 735 m (2,411 ft 5 in) and was created by members of three teams. The attempt took place in Hazmieh village, Beirut, Lebanon, on May 22 2011.

-Ysa

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