Italy makes the world's longest pizza

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Italy Makes World's Longest Pizza

Cooks in Italy just broke what could be the world's tastiest record — with the longest pizza ever made.

More than 60 chefs got together over the week to make a 5,232 foot long pizza -- that's nearly a mile. They used more than 60 pounds of yeast, two tons of tomato sauce, one and a half tons of mozzarella cheese and two tons of flour.

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Italy's judge of the 'Guinness World Record' Lorenzo Veltri (C) measures the length of the Pizza to be the longest in the world with 1600m long, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Italy's judge of the 'Guinness World Record' Lorenzo Veltri (C) measures the length of the Pizza to be the longest in the world with 1600m long, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
People look at the longest pizza in the world with 1600m long, a new World Guinness Record, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
People look at the longest pizza in the world with 1600m long, a new World Guinness Record, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
People look at the longest pizza in the world with 1600m long, a new World Guinness Record, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
People look at the longest pizza in the world with 1600m long, a new World Guinness Record, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Italy's judge of the 'Guinness World Record' Lorenzo Veltri (C) measures the length of the Pizza to be the longest in the world with 1600m long, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Italy's judge of the 'Guinness World Record' Lorenzo Veltri (C) measures the length of the Pizza to be the longest in the world with 1600m long, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Italy's judge of the 'Guinness World Record' Lorenzo Veltri (C) measures the length of the Pizza to be the longest in the world with 1600m long, on June 20, 2015 in Milan at the Expo Milano 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Judge of the Guinness World Records Lorenzo Veltri checks the length of a pizza at the Expo 2015 world's fair in Rho, near Milan, Saturday, June 20, 2015. More than 60 of Italy's best pizza-makers worked through the night to create a 1.59545 kilometers, or nearly a mile long pizza at Milan's world fair. Their toil was rewarded with a proclamation by Guinness World Records judge Saturday that it was the world's longest pizza. Expo organizers said the record-setting pie, made with 1.5 tons of mozzarella and 2 tons of tomato sauce, weighed some 5 tons in all. (Daniele Mascolo/ANSA via AP)
Judge of the Guinness World Records Lorenzo Veltri checks the length of a pizza at the Expo 2015 world's fair in Rho, near Milan, Saturday, June 20, 2015. More than 60 of Italy's best pizza-makers worked through the night to create a 1.59545 kilometers, or nearly a mile long pizza at Milan's world fair. Their toil was rewarded with a proclamation by Guinness World Records judge Saturday that it was the world's longest pizza. Expo organizers said the record-setting pie, made with 1.5 tons of mozzarella and 2 tons of tomato sauce, weighed some 5 tons in all. (Daniele Mascolo/ANSA via AP)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 19: Pizza makers who try to make the world's longest pizza pose at the Expo 2015 on June 19, 2015 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)
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It took 800 tables to hold the giant pie. Thanks to these chefs, Italy has secured its place as the pizza capital of the world. (Spain previously held the record for longest pizza, but that one only measured 3,745 feet.)

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