Cheese cracking event earns spot in record book

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TRURO - The Truro Atlantic Superstore joined other Loblaw locations across Canada on Saturday to set a new Guinness World Record.

Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) announced Monday they became the new official world record holder for the most wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese cracked simultaneously, as declared by a Guinness World Records adjudicator.

Officially, 1,008 wheels were cracked in more than 360 Loblaw banner stores simultaneously across Canada. Additional results are still being tabulated.

On Saturday, the Truro store, located on Elm Street, invited the public to watch as expertly trained cheese crackers opened five 84-pound cheese wheels, helping to achieve the record.

Organizations: Loblaw Companies

Geographic location: Canada, Elm Street

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