Friday, July 16, 2010 Largest
smoothie - Dairy Farmers of Canada set world record
TORONTO, Canada -- The Dairy Farmers of Canada made
a 1,000-litre (264 US gallons) All Canadian Blueberry Smoothie
from 550 litres of milk, 300 kg of frozen blueberries, 150
litres of vanilla yogurt and 35 litres of honey - setting
the new world record for the Largest
The 1,000-litre (264-gallon) All Canadian
Blueberry Smoothie was made up of 550 litres of 100% Canadian
milk, 300 kg of frozen Canadian blueberries, 150 litres of
Canadian vanilla yogurt and 35 litres of Canadian honey.
Largest Smoothie was blended together in a giant 1,200-litre
stainless steel bolt tank by a team of leading Canadian dairy
"Setting a new World Record with the
All Canadian Blueberry Smoothie is a wonderful way to celebrate
our Canadian dairy producers and the purity, high quality
and great taste of dairy products made from 100% Canadian
milk,” said Jacques Laforge, president of Dairy Farmers of
The much publicized smoothie was
free to all who wanted.
The new World's
Largest Smoothie beat out the previous Guinness World
Record holder by about 90 gallons. The previous Guinness world
record was a 681-litre concoction of banana, strawberries,
sorbet, ice and fruit juice, made July 22, 2006 by Booster
Juice in London, Ont.
To help commemorate breaking the World
Record for the world’s
largest smoothie, Dairy Farmers of Canada partnered
with Canadian processors from across the country. MOOV, a
Quebec based company provided blueberries from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean,
the honey was provided by Honey Bunny, a company from Alberta,
and the milk and yogurt were provided by Parmalat in Ontario.
Ontario’s Moonstone Mechanical provided the giant mixing tank.
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