The Sri Bhaktanjaneya Suruchi Foods, a popular traditional sweets establishment based in Tapeswaram, has created the world’s largest laddu, creating a new Guinness World Record.
The laddu is dedicated to a 78-foot tall Lord Ganesha idol at Gajuwaka. The laddu that weighs 29,465 kg was made by a team of 20 people and costs around Rs 50 lakh!
It was transported to Visakhapatnam where it has been placed by the Visakha Integrated Social Welfare Association in front of the gigantic idol as an offering.
According to The Hindu, Sri Bhaktanjaneya Suruchi Foods’ propreitor, P.V.V.S. Mallikarjun Rao said, “The laddu comprises 45 per cent sugar, 23 per cent besan, 27 per cent ghee and five per cent dry fruits. The entire process of making it took about 20 hours. It will be instantly distributed to devotees from Wednesday onwards.”
This is the fifth time the firm has set a new high for creating the the world’s largest laddu. Earlier, the record was held by Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust in Ambaji, Gujarat for a a 11,115 kg laddu.