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AFP shows you can never have too much guac

Avocados From Peru, the New York Jets and ShopRite joined forces for the first time ever, promoting health and fitness with a unique series of events with the favorite superfood of the NY Jets, Avocados from Peru, which are available at ShopRite.guraa

With this one-of-a-kind partnership, the New York Jets, AFP and ShopRite collaborated on a variety of promotions, including taking on the world record challenge for the “largest bowl of guacamole” at the MetLife Stadium — the largest NFL stadium in the world.

Weighing in at a record 9,090 pounds, the gargantuan bowl of avocado goodness easily claimed victory and was named the world’s largest bowl of guacamole. Representatives from the World Avocado Organization were onsite to certify the challenge and presented the New York Jets and AFP with a certificate commemorating the event.

“We are excited to celebrate the start of what is sure to be a successful season for the New York Jets,” said Xavier Equihua, president and chief executive officer of the Peruvian Avocado Commission. “With the support of ShopRite and the New York Jets, winning the world record title for the largest bowl of guacamole tastes like sweet victory.”

“We know that each year our shoppers and associates look forward to the start of the season and can’t wait to start tailgating with their favorite foods and dips, especially guacamole,” said Natalie Menza-Crowe of ShopRite. “We’re thrilled to participate in this event, which kicks off the season in a big way with one of the healthiest snacks around — guacamole.”

During the game, football fans in attendance enjoyed complimentary avocado toppings at MetLife Stadium concessions. Peruvian avocados served in a unique blend of vegetables and spices, adds a flavorful twist to any well balanced diet.