|LAS VEGAS: A giant 8x8 foot specially constructed coffee mug held the 2,010 gallons of fresh coffee, the equivalent to 32,160 cups of fresh brewed coffee made by Gourmet Gift Baskets website - setting the new world record for the Largest Cup of Coffee to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.|
The previous Guinness World record for the Largest Cup of Coffee was set in 2007 at only 911.5 gallons.
"We had all the tools necessary and loved the challenge!" says Ryan Abood, CEO of website of Gourmet Gift Basktets.
Guinness World Records also recognized the World's Largest Cup of Iced Coffee made by the same team earlier this month.
Companies that aided in the breaking of these records include: Terracon Corporation of Boston supplied the storage tank that is the foundation of the cup, Chisel Productions Inc. of Georgia is constructed a coffee cup and handle around the tank using a sculpted foam with a hard polyurethane finish, Kerry/ X Cafe of Princeton, MA provided the 100 percent Columbian Arabica blend coffee, Logo Loc LTD of New Hampshire provided quality custom t-shirts, Marich Confectionary of California donated samples of their Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans and Bunn-O-Matic Corporation of Springfield, IL supplied the high volume coffee dispensers designed to meet the requirements of the world record attempt.