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Spain Serves Up the World's Largest Salad

Spain Serves Up the World's Largest Salad

This weekend, the Spanish town of Pulpi set a new world record for the world's largest salad. The salad, which was tossed on Saturday, weighed 6,700 kilograms and consisted of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, peppers and olives. Twenty cooks took three hours to toss the salad, which will be distributed to Pulpi restaurants to serve to their clients for free.

I'm not sure why they decided to go for this record, but I'm always amazed by the amount of food that is used in these sort of things. What about you, what do you think of this record?

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pixelhaze pixelhaze 8 years
I feel like the ingredients at the bottom would get squished into mulch . . . . .
Diana172 Diana172 8 years
That looks kind of gross... maybe because there's just so much of it.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Wow, I hope it didn't go to waste!
msdyanelk msdyanelk 8 years
I would NOT eat this crizap!
tati33 tati33 8 years
wow...
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
blah. why did they go and do that? i guess they are actually serving it? ewww...
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
WOW, thats a butt load of salad.
Pokemyhontas Pokemyhontas 8 years
This kind of thing really pisses me off. It's frivolous and wasteful. I wish they'd stop using food to try making world records. Who really gives a crap about them, anyway? *gggrrrr*
thelittleblackblog thelittleblackblog 8 years
I think they should send that food to people that actualy need it. what a waste!
wickidgrrl wickidgrrl 8 years
major food fight!
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 8 years
waste of food!
mabess mabess 8 years
i agree with lexi. these kind of food records are so unsanitary. you know those cooks got sweaty when they mixed up the salad for 3 hours.
telewyo telewyo 8 years
I think records like this are pointless and wasteful. And, just because I'm a number cruncher who likes to quantify things: That's 14,771 lbs of salad...Dole says a salad serving is 3 oz but for a round number let's figure a large serving of 4 oz...that means there are 59,084 servings of salad...I just looked up Pulpi and they have a population of 7,600...there's no way that's going to get eaten, free or not. What a waste.
daisyeater21 daisyeater21 8 years
looks like grass with flowers strewn everywhere
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Wow...that's pretty g-ross!!!
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
It just doesn't seem sanitary to me, it looks like they're outside.
sumnboutme sumnboutme 8 years
i hope most of it gets eaten...
skinnyforme skinnyforme 8 years
I hope there isn't a morron that'll try to eat all of that, though it looks quite tasty!
gillianjoy gillianjoy 8 years
Ewww...that looks gross.
ragus ragus 8 years
WHERES THE DRESSING!!!!!!!
ragus ragus 8 years
WHERES THE DRESSING!!!!!!!
mollywog mollywog 8 years
At least it's going to get eaten! I'm always fascinated by stuff like this.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
These records always seem such a waste of food to me
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