The largest sauerkraut in the world is... Alsatian and weighs 2.3 tons

Author: Clark Tos
2022-10-10 16:04:02

What could be more normal than the biggest sauerkraut in the world coming from Alsace? The record was broken this weekend in Haguenau, in Bas-Rhin. The dish weighs 2.3 tons.

Credit: Maison Adam/ Facebook

« [...] It's official !!! We are world record holders for the largest sauerkraut: 2,363.46 kg, or 863.46 kg more than the old world record “, indicated Saturday, October 8 the charcuterie Maison Adam, on its account Facebook .

The previous record of 1986 was also French and was held by the brewery lyonnaise George, with a Sauerkraut 1.5 tons.

A record smashed and a great initiative at stake

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This typical dish of Alsace required organization and careful observation by the ushers, reports France 3 Alsace . From 4 a.m., the cooks were at work in the parking lot of a shopping center.

A few hours later, two tons of sauerkraut were prepared. The bailiffs are formal, the record held for thirty-six years by the Lyon brewery is pulverized.

If it may seem ridiculous, the record broken by Maison Adam has made their owners happy people. In addition, in order to combine business with pleasure, portions were sold for 3 euros during the day. ' All funds will be donated to La Fabrique en Rose “, an association that offers moments of escape for people affected by cancer. A great initiative and a record at stake.

Credit: Maison Adam/ Facebook

Source : West France