Largest serving of snails
Câmara Municipal de Loures
Portugal (Loures)
The largest serving of snails weighed 1,111Kg (2,449 lb) and was achieved by the Câmara Municipal de Loures (Loures City Council) in Portugal, on 11 July 2009. A specially designed pot measuring 3 metres (9 ft 10 in) in diameter and 1 meter (3 ft 3 in) in depth was created for the attempt, it included a scaled lid and needed six gas fires to heat it up.