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Dangote breaks Guinness record for largest puff-puff pyramid

Puff- Puff,  is a delicious “street food’’ made by deep frying  flour, yeast, sugar, water, salt.
Puff- Puff, is a delicious “street food’’ made by deep frying flour, yeast, sugar, water, salt.

The Dangote Flour Mill has broken the Guinness Book of Records for the World’s Largest Puff-Puff pyramid, as it fried two metric tonnes  of flour to celebrate the 2018 World Puff-Puff Day on 27 October.

That’s the equivalent of 4o bags of flour, each 50kg—a total 2,000 kilos.

The previous record is 200kg, that’s four bags of flour, fried at a location.

Puff- Puff,  is a delicious “street food’’ made by deep frying  flour, yeast, sugar, water, salt.

Ghanaians call it  Bofrot (togbei) , Cameroonians and Nigerians call it Puff-Puff (Puff) or beignet in French.

Anthony Chiejina, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Dangote Group, said to celebrate the maiden edition of World Puff-Puff Day, over 50 confectioners engaged to produce over 30,000 pieces of the local snack, as part of activities marking the day.

He said that the event at Muri Okunola Park, in Victoria Island, Lagos had in attendance the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and over 1,000  people, including school children drawn from various  schools.

Managing Director Dangote Flour Mills, Thabo Mabe, said that World Puff-Puff Day, was an initiative of the flour miller to celebrate the confectioners who fry the delicacy, the consumers who enjoy the snack and the sellers who make a living from selling it.

Mabe said that the event was organised to celebrate Nigeria’s creativity in the local delicacy, as well as further create awareness for the company’s 1.5kg size flour launched in March.

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