Rhodes 101 Stops Convenience Stores Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Largest cup/glass of soft drink
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (AUGUST 21, 2017) – Rhodes 101 Stops convenience stores, a 30-location leader in the convenience store industry, broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest cup/glass of soft drink on Sunday, August 20, which was National Lemonade Day. The cup’s official height and capacity was measured at 13.74 feet and 4,730.9 gallons.
Duane Statler, Rhodes 101 Stops VP of Information Technology and giant cup visionary, receives A GUINESS WORLD RECORDS™ certificate from adjudicator Jimmy Coggins. The certificate verifies that Rhodes 101 Stops breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest cup/glass of soft drink on August 20, 2017.
Beginning at 6:15am, a team of Rhodes 101 Stops employees began filling the cup with water and lemonade mix. Official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator, Jimmy Coggins, was on site to verify the procedure. By 1pm, Coggins confirmed that Rhodes 101 Stops’ GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt satisfied all requirements including:
- Exceeded the current record of 3,246 US gallons.
- Contained traditional lemonade ingredients.
- Was mixed in correct proportions.
- Was safely dispensed and consumed by humans.
Rhodes 101 Stops broke GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest cup/glass of soft drink on August 20, 2017. The cup is over 13 feet and contained 4,730 gallons of lemonade when the title was declared.
Rhodes 101 Stops is officially a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder. The giant cup currently resides next to the company’s Mercato di Rodi store located at 425 South Mount Auburn Road in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Considerations are being made to move the cup to a permanent location in Cape Girardeau where community members and tourists can easily visit. Rhodes 101 Stops is committed to making the cup a landmark that will compliment Cape Girardeau’s tourism industry.