A WORLD record attempt for the most ice cream consumed in 30 seconds took place at the first ever Ice Cream Farm Family Food Festival at the weekend.
Thousands turned up to take in the delights of the Ice Cream Farm in Tattenhall, all cheering on the contestants as they attempted to eat their way to a world record.
The rules state participants had to consume 382g of ice cream with a teaspoon to beat world record holder Patrick Bertoletti, of the USA, who carried out the challenge live on a chat show.
Contestants from all over the North West took part. Of the 10 people who tried to beat the record the smallest amount to be eaten was 59g, however, Rob Burgess from Manchester managed to eat 362g – just 20g off the record, a mere spoonful short!
After the success of the event, the Ice Cream Farm representatives are hoping to carry out the attempt again next year, determined to make one of Cheshire’s tourist destinations home to an ice cream-themed world record.
More than 5,000 people turned out over the weekend to view the delights of the Ice Cream Farm. Producers from all over the North West took stalls.