NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! A Michigan-based grocery shop business achieved a significant world record while benefiting a worthwhile cause.
Using 5,791 pieces, 24 interns from SpartanNash constructed the biggest structure made entirely of packaged food in the world in July of this year, according to a Guinness World Records announcement published on Wednesday (GWR).
The supplies were subsequently given to the nearby nonprofit Buist Community Assistance Center in Byron Center, Michigan, which helps those in need by giving them food and clothing.
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According to GWR, the interns and a small number of staff members constructed the word “SpartanNash” in the parking lot of the company’s offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, using cans of corn, green beans, fruit cocktail, boxed potatoes, brownies, cereal, and pasta.
According to GWR’s release, the completed word was 150 feet long and 16 feet deep.
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At the start of the summer internship program earlier this year, Andy Clausen, vice president of national accounts at SpartanNash, proposed the idea to break the world record.
According to Clausen, this was a fantastic chance for the SpartanNash interns to gain experience working as a team to accomplish a significant task. “We designed this so that our interns would have something unique that would set them apart. A Guinness World Records accomplishment is uncommon to see on a CV “