Thursday, February 19, 2015
Longest Line of Tacos: Mexico breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Guadalajara, Mexico -- Chefs in Mexico broke the Guinness World Records' world record for the longest line of tacos; the tacos were laid down end to end, measuring about two miles; more than 130 people spent six hours building the taco line; more then 2,600 pounds of pork and more than 2,400 pounds of tortillas were used, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Chefs in Guadalajara in Mexico have broken a world record with a three-kilometre long uninterrupted line of tacos. Once the record was certified, the tacos were given away to the public. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the longest line of tacos consists of 2,013 tacos and was assembled by Next:Gen Ministries (USA) in Eagle, Idaho, USA, on 11 September 2013.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest serving of tacos; it weighed 893 kg (1,968.73 lbs) and was achieved by the Municipality of Metepec, in Metepec, Mexico, on 7 September 2014.
Chefs in Guadalajara, Mexico put together the world's longest line of continuous tacos.
The tacos were laid down end to end, measuring about two miles. More than 130 people spent six hours building the taco line. More then 2,600 pounds of pork and more than 2,400 pounds of tortillas were used.
The country also broke the world record of the largest flour taco back in 2003, according to the Guinness World Records.
Mexico made a taco that weighed 1,654 pounds and measured 35.9 feet long and 33.8 inches wide. Cooks had to use eight grills to cook the meat, and about 80 people helped make the world's largest taco in 2003 within about six hours.
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