6:28 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Kansans Set Guinness Record For Food Packing

At a food-packing event Saturday, groups develop a rhythm to pack as many bags of food as they can in an attempt to break a world record.
Milt Radford KMUW

Two-thousand volunteers  packed 479,000 meals in less than one hour Saturday to feed children in Haiti, while setting a Guinness World Record. The previous record was just more than 315,000.

The event was sponsored by Numana Inc., Volunteer Kansas and The Downtown Rotary Club of Wichita. 

“We’re going to keep going until they tell us to stop,” said Lena Young, a volunteer, as she assembled the meals.

Guinness sent an adviser to Wichita to verify the process and witness the record being set.

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