PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Eighty Czech and foreign
"baristas" filled a giant cup with 2,117 liters (559.2522
US gallons) of cappuccino or which they used 300 liters of
espresso and 1,700 liters of milk-setting the world record
for the Largest
It took them almost three hours to prepare
record cappuccino- Stepanka Havrlikova, on
behalf of the organizers,
told the Czech News Agency CTK.
They beat the previous record of 1,250 liters
of cappuccino by two Italians, Ettore Diana and Luca Braguti,
Forty baristas, that is experts in the
preparation of espresso-based coffee drinks, established the
Czech record on Wednesday, making "only" 1,050 liters of cappuccino.
However, no people but pigs will enjoy the
record big cappuccino that will be added to their fodder.
It took place within the Top
Gastro 2009 fair, a part of which is also the Coffee
Champion contest for the best barista in the Czech Republic.