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  • Who: Novex S.A.

  • What: Longest hot dog

  • Where: Paraguay

The longest hot dog measured 203.80 m (668 ft 7.62 in) and was made by Novex S.A. (Paraguay) at the Expoferia 2011, in Mariano Roque Alonso, Paraguay, on 15 July 2011.

The meat, produced by Ochsi, weighed 120 kg (264 lb 8.87 oz). The bun consisted of 100 kg (220 lb 7.39 oz) of flour, 25 litres (5.5 UK gal; 6.6 US gal) of water, 6 kg (13 lb 3.64 oz) yeast, 6 kg (13 lb 3.64 oz) sugar, 5 kg (11 lb 0.36 oz) butter, 2 kg (4 lb 6.54 oz) powdered milk, 2 kg (4 lb 6.54 oz) salt and 1 litre (0.22 UK gal; 0.26 US gal) malt extract. The hot dog and bun were entirely edible. Following the successful record attempt, the hot dog was cut into 2000 portions and distributed to the public. The hot dog was created to be a minimum of 200 m (656 ft 2 in) to commemorate Paraguay's 200th anniversary as a country (1811-2011).


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