The origins of International Burger Day can be traced back to 2009 when it was established by Australian burger enthusiasts who wanted to celebrate the iconic food around the world. This day is celebrated on 28May.

The fastest time to eat a burger is 47.84 seconds, achieved by Takeru Kobayashi in 2009. He devoured a whole burger, including the bun, in less than a minute.

The world's largest burger, cooked in 1982 in Michigan, weighed a whopping 3,591 pounds (1,630 kg). It took a crane to flip it during the cooking process!

The largest collection of burger-related items belongs to Harry Sperl from Germany, who has over 3,724 burger-related items, including toys, memorabilia, and artwork.

In 2012, a team of chefs in South Africa created the tallest burger ever, measuring 8 feet 2 inches (2.5 meters) in height. It included 40 pounds (18 kg) of meat and a variety of toppings.

The average American consumes approximately three burgers per week, totaling about 156 burgers per year. That's a lot of patties!

The world's most expensive commercially available burger, called "The FleurBurger 5000," is sold at Fleur in Las Vegas for a staggering $5,000. It features Wagyu beef, foie gras, and black truffle.

The longest line of burgers ever created measured over a mile long (1.6 km) and was made up of 5,600 burgers. It was assembled in Belgium in 2019.

The biggest burger chain in the world is McDonald's, with over 37,000 locations globally. It serves millions of burgers each day.

In 2011, a group of scientists and food experts created the world's first laboratory-grown burger. It cost a staggering $330,000 to produce and was intended to explore sustainable alternatives to traditional meat.

The world record for the largest burger eating competition took place in Wisconsin, USA, where 40 participants consumed a total of 352 burgers in just 10 minutes.

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