Monday, November 4, 2013
Largest coffee break: Folgers breaks Guinness World Records' record (VIDEO)
NEW YORK, NY, USA -- In honor of National Coffee Day, Folgers asked coffee fans around the globe to pledge to participate online to help break the Guinness World Recortds' record for the biggest coffee break; 104,291 pledgers
joined the World's Largest Coffee Break and were entered for a chance to win various prizes ranging from exclusive Folgers coffee mugs to $100 VISA gift cards, while setting the new world record for the Largest coffee break,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: 104,291 coffee fans pledged online to take a coffee break and were entered for a chance to win various prizes ranging from exclusive Folgers coffee mugs to $100 VISA gift cards. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the Largest simultaneous coffee party was set by Macmillan Cancer Relief (UK); they broke their record of the previous year for the largest coffee morning with a total number of 576,157 people attending over 26,000 meetings simultaneously throughout the UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest coffee party in a single venue; it involved 8,162 participants and was set by Krüger GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) at the Jugendpark in Cologne, Germany.
From Sept. 26 to Oct. 10, Folgers asked fans to take a pledge on their Facebook page and pour a mug of their favorite Folgers coffee.
Coffee fans pledged online to take a coffee break and were entered for a chance to win various prizes ranging from exclusive Folgers coffee mugs to $100 VISA gift cards.
Folgers coffee has been around since 1850 and was the first in the drip coffee and instant coffee industries, the Examiner.com reported.
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