Japanese City Sets New Fried Chicken Record


Japanese city sets new fried chicken record

People in a city in southwestern Japan have set a new world record for the largest serving of fried chicken.

More than 1,600 kilograms of chicken was prepared for Sunday's event in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture. The city is famous for its fried chicken.

Eighteen shops began frying chicken at 6 a.m. The chicken was weighed by qualified experts.

An official from Guinness World Records declared that the event had achieved a new record for the largest serving of fried chicken.

The final tally was 1,667 kilograms. The previous record of 1,530 kilograms was set by a chicken processing firm in Tottori Prefecture in 2017.

A visitor said he was surprised to see the huge amount of fried chicken, and he is glad that a new record was set.