Fun Food Facts from the Oktoberfest Brisbane 2014

It would be hard to pin-point our favourite thing about the Oktoberfest Brisbane – singing and dancing along to the Fliegerlied, attempting to yodel or cuddling with the baby farm animals – but one of our favourite things would have to be trying all of the delicious food! Whether it be the savoury sausages, Schnitzel-burgers and pork knuckles, or the sweet gingerbread hearts and fairy floss – we love it all! Here are a few fun facts about the amount of food the festival goers devoured at last year’s event:

Sausages25,794 Sausages savoured

13,500 Pretzels eaten (including 3,500 Giant Pretzels!)

6,145 Lebkuchenherzen (gingerbread hearts) treasured

3,760 Pork knuckles devoured – a staggering 3.5 tonnes!

Lebkuchen2,500 Schnitzel burgers sizzled and munched

950 kg Potatoes – baked and spiralled into amazing Kartoffel-Creations

750 mighty Oktoberfest burgers mastered by only the bravest

400 pieces of pork belly in paprika-kraut enjoyed

Brezel350 Tyrolean speck dumplings scrumptiously tasted

231 ‘Bavarian Brettl’ VIP table platters prepared

1st pork knuckle of the festival, the ‘Pork Knuckle of Destiny’ auctioned for $10,000 – all for Brisbane charity, Youngcare

Pork Knuckle of Destiny

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