Greeks ring monument with a bread bagel
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Greek bakers in the city of Thessaloniki have made a giant "koulouri." It's a ring bread similar to a bagel. The bakers put the koulouri around the city's White Tower.
The bread was 540 feet in diameter. It weighed 1.35 tons before baking. It is already gone. It was given to bystanders.
A "koulouri" is a staple snack. It's sold mostly by street vendors.
Elsa Koukoumeria is president of the Thessaloniki Bakers Association. He said they would try to list the feat with the Guinness Book of Records. They would soon bake a much bigger one, too, he said.