Photo: St Andrews pupils made 29 000 sandwiches in just 60 minutes. The effort involved over 3000 loaves of bread, 1500 kilograms of peanut butter, 100 kilograms of jam.
The Guinness World Records world record for the longest line of sandwiches is 3,865.78 metres (12,679.72 feet) and was achieved by Nocilla (Spain) in Barcelona, Spain, on 1 June 2013.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people making sandwiches simultaneously is 2,586 and was achieved by TangoTab and Friends (USA), at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, USA, on 27 February 2016.
Over 750 pupils took part in the event and School headmaster, Chris Thomas,says the attempt is an effort in teaching pupils to make a contribution to the world, The South African reports.
“We get the boys together and the school community to make sandwiches which we could distribute to needy people in Bloemfontein. Part of the schools philosophy is to try and teach our boys that there’s a world out there that is in need and how they can contribute to fulfilling that need.”