SINGAPORE - A record 3,574 pizzas were prepared in the span of 12 hours to commemorate the launch of Taiwanese vegetarian food chain, Sufood, here in Singapore.
On May 27, Sufood set a new Guinness World Record for "most pizzas made in 12 hours", raising $12,015.50 in the process. All proceeds will go towards the Pink Ribbon Walk, a walk against breast cancer organised by the Breast Cancer Foundation.
The event coincides with Meat Free May, a campaign that originates from overseas which encourages people to give up meat and fish during May for a healthier diet and healthier planet.
"Many Singaporeans are becoming more health conscious and environmentally aware, with new trends like Meat Free Mondays or Weekday Vegetarianism taking ground. We want to encourage Singaporeans to eat meat-free more often and one way to start is by enjoying our signature star pizza through the record-setting event! We felt that this event would be a fun way to reach out to as many Singaporeans as possible and spread the word about Sufood's launch and also the virtues of meat-free eating. We are delighted at the great turnout from the public which have helped contribute to the Pink Ribbon Walk," said Mr Fong Chi Chung, President of Putien Holdings.
Sufood is a new meat-free dining concept hailing from Taiwan's largest restaurant chain operator Wowprime in collaboration with Singapore's Putien . The casual 140-seat vegetarian diner is Sufood's first branch outside of Taiwan, where it already has 18 outlets.
Located at Raffles City, the restaurant's menu is Italian-inspired with a focus on a clean-tasting palate. Ingredients are mostly locally sourced or flown in from neighbouring countries like Malaysia and Thailand, so as to preserve the freshness of vegetables.
"Sufood aims to appeal to a wide variety of diners in Singapore - not just vegetarians and vegans but anyone interested in embracing meat-free or a greener lifestyle," said Mr Fong.
The brand is looking to open another eight outlets in Singapore over the next five years.