In 2022, we saw a diverse array of companies from every corner of the world committed to walk the extra mile and show their audiences that they have what it takes to make history and break a world record.

From teams committed to a record-breaking event to individuals who want to make history in pursuit of their passion, they all have a strong story to tell.

Here are only a few of the most exciting and powerful world records broken by companies in 2022.

two men eating a piece of spaghetti

Most couples eating a single piece of spaghetti simultaneously

Eating a shared piece of spaghetti as a pair, before the pasta breaks or leads the two participants lips to meet, is known as an ‘Italian Kiss’.

Upgrade Estate brought 433 couples together to break the record for the most couples eating a single piece of spaghetti simultaneously in Ghent, Belgium, on 13 May 2022.

The housing association creates and manages buildings for students, young professionals and mature growth businesses with a strong focus on connecting people.

Most laptops toppled in a domino fashion

On 13 May 2022, the impressive amount of 2,910 laptops were put together in a long, curvy line on the floor of Technology Recyclers’ headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA to break the Guinness World Records title for most laptops toppled in a domino fashion.


Largest uncut emerald

The world's largest uncut emerald, unearthed in Zambia, weighs in at an extraordinary 7,525 carats (1.505 kg / 3 lbs and 5.09 oz).

The emerald was first discovered by geologists Manas Banerjee and Richard Kapeta and their team in July 2021 at the Kagem mine located in Zambia's Copperbelt Province.

The gigantic gem was named Chipembele, meaning "rhino" in the local indigenous dialect of the Bemba people of Zambia.

birds eye view of the largest display of oil lamps

Largest display of oil lamps

The largest display of oil lamps record has been broken once again by the Department of Tourism, Government of Uttar Pradesh, District Administration, Ayodhya and Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University (India) on 23 October 2022.

A staggering 1,576,955 oil lamps were displayed on the eve of Diwali, a religious festival of lights, which is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains all around the world.

Tallest calavera Catrina

This year’s Day of the Dead celebrations in the Mexican coastal city of Puerto Vallarta were like no other.

Those visiting the Faro del Malecon, one of Puerto Vallarta’s landmarks, witnessed a Mexican tradition that continues making history.

A huge calavera Catrina was unveiled during the town’s annual Day of the Dead Festival, rising above the city’s skyline at 22.67 m (74 ft 4.87 in) tall.

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Largest inflatable sculpture

Fashion company Diesel (Italy) have broken the record for the largest inflatable sculpture.

The sculpture is 49.186 m (161 ft 4.457 in) long, 37.973 m (124 ft 7 in) wide and 13.401 m (43 ft 11.598 in) tall as measured in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, on 29 August 2022.

Despite achieving the record in August, the sculpture was kept under wraps for a few weeks until it was unveiled on 21 September 2022, during Diesel's spring/summer 2023 all-gender collection at their live runway show in Milan, Italy.


Largest macaroni and cheese

On 29 July 2022, Schreiber Foods Inc. (USA) achieved the Guinness World Records title for the largest macaroni and cheese with the help of their employees in Logan, Utah.

The American food company cooked a super-sized mac 'n' cheese weighing in at a whopping 2,151 kg (4,742 lb 2.29 oz).

Fastest towed bicycle

Athlete Elias Schwärzler (Austria) has pushed his mountain bike to the limit, breaking the record for the fastest towed bicycle by racking up a speed of 272.934 km/h (169.593 mph) in Schipkau, Germany on 22 May 2022.

The 26-year-old professional mountain biker and influencer regularly films stunts featuring the humble bicycle on his YouTube channel.

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