AMHERST, Mass. – Students at one U.S. university marked the start of the school year with a world record fruit salad weighing more than 15,000 pounds (6,800 kilograms).
A Guinness World Records representative certified the record.
The University of Massachusetts food event has become an annual tradition. Recent years have featured record-breaking seafood stews and stir fries.
About 500 students and staff on Monday sliced, diced, pitted and peeled 150 varieties of fruit and mixed it in a swimming pool.