7 Mouth-Watering Sandwich Facts

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By: Brian Corsetti | Dave Hanson | Meredith Witthar Posted: 8:52 PM, Aug 19, 2016

The 5,440 pound sandwich that is in the Guinness World Records is the largest ever created. It included 1,000 pounds of corned beef and 260 pounds of cheese! That’s just one of many mouth-watering facts that Brian Corsetti is dishing about this delicious bread based meal.

1.  Hungry!

300 million is how many sandwiches Americans eat every day.

2.  It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time

1,500 is how many peanut butter & jelly sandwiches the average American has eaten by the time they graduate high school.

3. Sandwich of Many Names

Hero, hoagie, potbelly, grinder, sub, torpedo, blimpie, wedge and po' boy are the nine names there are for an oblong sandwich.

4.  Eat Fresh

Some of Subway's "foot long" sandwiches were only 11 inches and it resulted in a lawsuit!

5.  No Sandwich for You

16 is how many slices of bread we count on Shaggy's (Scooby-Doo) sardine and marshmallow fudge sandwich.

6.  Expensive Dough

$214 is the priciest sandwich in the world. The Quintessential Grilled Cheese at Serendipity in New York features bread made with Dom Pérignon champagne, gold flakes and buttered with truffle butter.

7.  Super Popular

the #1 sandwich in the world according to the movie Spanglish contains bacon, pesto, mayo, gouda and muenster cheese, smoked turkey breast, 2 fried eggs, 2 leaves of butter lettuce, 1 tomato, 1 avocado, all on sourdough bread that's been buttered and grilled. 

That's a delicious look at sandwiches by the numbers.

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