AWG Brings Home the Bacon for MDA

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AWG Brings Home the Bacon for MDA


Aiming to break the current 169-foot world record for the longest bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, Associated Wholesale Grocers plans to create a 200-foot-long BLT.

The sandwich will be hand crafted at AWG’s annual Spring Food Show on April 27 in Kansas City. Gonnella will provide the bread, Farmland Foods the bacon, Dole Fresh the lettuce and Red Sun Greenhouse the tomatoes.

AWG will be accepting donations benefiting Muscular Dystrophy Association, for those attendees who want have a piece of the record-breaking sandwich.

Photos and video feed will be made available at The world record will be posted, once officiated, on

Associated Wholesale Grocers is a retailer-owned cooperative serving more than 2,000 retail member stores with a complete assortment of grocery, fresh meat, fresh produce, specialty foods, health care and general merchandise items. Through an extensive distribution network and eight distribution centers, AWG and its subsidiaries deliver to more than 2,000 retail outlets in 24 states.