British farmers have today got themselves into the record books by setting a new world record for the largest bowl of porridge. 

The NFU and home grown cereals authority organised the bid as part of Farmhouse Breakfast Week which runs from January 21st to 27th. 

Army chefs cooked up a huge pan of porridge using 20 kilograms of British oats and 50 litres of milk.  The porridge, which weighed more than 60 kilograms was then enjoyed by children from Crackley Hall school, Kenilworth. 

NFU president Peter Kendall said “eating healthy high quality local produce for breakfast is not only good for you, but is good for British farming and also helps the environment by cutting down on food miles.”

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