Fastest chip wrapper: world record set by The Albany Fish Bar (VIDEO)
Cardiff, UK -- Staff at the Albany Fish Bar, in Cardiff, broke the Guinness world record for chip wrapping in celebration of its 50th anniversary; they beat the current record of 50.2 seconds with a time of 48.17 seconds, setting the new world record for the Fastest chip wrapper, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: New world record goes to manager Tariq, congratulations! 5 bags of chips wrapped in 48 seconds, 2 seconds faster than the previous record holder. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the largest serving of chips (fries) weighs 454.95 kg (1,003 lb) and was made by Twin Oaks Farms, Inc. (USA) in Eagle, Idaho, USA, on 20 September 2014.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Most portions of fish and chips sold in eight hours, set by Harry Ramsdens fish-and-chip shop in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, who sold and served a record 12,105 portions of fish and chips on 5 April 1996.
The Cardiff takeaway celebrated its 50th anniversary by selling chips at just 5p a portion - and there were queues around the block.
The Albany Fish Bar in Roath decided to offer the whopping discount in order to celebrate its golden anniversary, with a portion of chips costing a shilling when it first opened.
Hundreds of customers gathered on Albany Road to make the most of the deal, with all proceeds and donations going towards Cancer Research UK.