Naples, The Guinnes World Record Pizza
Naples is the city that gave birth to the pizza as we know it today, a unique product that, thanks to the undeniable culinary genius of its people, cross the threshold of national borders and become a flag, a symbol of the Bella Italia that never ceases to fascinate people around the world, today winner of the title of the longest pizza in the world. In fact, the first real union between the dough and the tomato occurred in the mid-eighteenth century in the Kingdom of Naples and his success conquered the sovereigns of Italy King Umberto I and Queen Margherita, so that in 1889 the pizza maker Raffaele Esposito dedicated to her the "pizza Margherita", which represented the new tricolor flag with the white of the mozzarella, red tomato and green basil.
For five years Napoli organizes a great culinary event to celebrate pizza, an opportunity for the industry, but especially for the public of major events, animated by the presence of 50 of the most famous Neapolitan pizzerias in the world. We are talking about Napoli Pizza Village, the event hosted by the charming and famous promenade of Via Caracciolo! On 18 May, it has been the stage for an important international event promoted right from Napoli Pizza Village under the patronage of the city of Naples and in collaboration with the Association of Neapolitan Pizza Makers, which was attended by over 250 foreign and Italian pizza makers that made even more special the Neapolitan symbol of excellence.