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  • Who: Olaf Kluy

  • What: Largest pretzel

  • Where: Germany

The largest pretzel weighed 382 kg (842 lbs), measured 8.20 m (26 ft 10 in) in length, and 3.10 m (10 ft 2 in) in width and was made by Olaf Kluy and Manfred Keilwerth of Müller-Brot GmbH (both Germany) in Neufahrn, Germany, on 21 September 2008.

Neufahrn is near Munich. The pretzel was made from 536.985 kg raw dough, which was made in four portions.wheat flour (WM 550 Brot), rye flour (RM 997), Ice (Eis), baking agent (Multi. F. MBF), salt (Salz), baker's yeast (Hefe). The attempt was recorded by the TV magazine Wissenshunger and aired on station VOX on 29. September 2008. This program has average ratings of app. 1 millions viewers.

 

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