Wimbledon food facts and figures

Wimbledon is the largest single annual sporting catering operation carried out in Europe.

About

1,800 catering staff are required to operate these catering outlets and

the quantity of food and drink served by them during the fortnight is

huge.


Text and figures courtesy of Wimbledon.com




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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 25: A lady drinks champagne on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 25, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

200,000 glasses of Pimm’s

200,000 glasses of Pimm’s punch

100,000 pints of draught beer and lager

135,000 ice creams

HARROGATE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: A waitress pours tea at Bettys Tea Room, Harlow Carr on February 12, 2009 in Harrogate, England. The family owned company Taylors of Harrogate have been producing it's blends of teas and coffee since 1886 and serving it's products at the famous and traditional Bettys Tea Shops. Despite recent increases in the price of tea and the surge of coffee shops, the 'cuppa' is proving to be as popular as ever with bookings in Britain's discerning tea rooms being made weeks in advance. Consumption also increases during a recession as tea lovers take solace drinking tea. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

300,000 cups of tea and coffee

12,000kg of poached salmon and smoked salmon

12,000 kg of poached salmon and smoked salmon

ùLONDON - APRIL 10: A sandwich which costs GBP 85.50 ( (USD 148.30) sits on display at the department store Selfridges on April 10, 2006 in London, England. Selfridges have put on sale what they claim is London's most expensive sandwich. The cost is down to the Wagyu beef that makes up most of the filling. The other ingredients include fresh lobe foie gras, black truffle mayonnaise, brie de meaux, rocket, red pepper and mustard confit, and English plum tomatoes. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

190,000 sandwiches

¤HARROGATE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Cakes and cream scones during afternoon tea for two at Bettys Tea Room, Harlow Carr on February 12, 2009 in Harrogate, England. The family owned company Taylors of Harrogate have been producing it's blends of teas and coffee since 1886 and serving it's products at the famous and traditional Bettys Tea Shops. Despite recent increases in the price of tea and the surge of coffee shops, the 'cuppa' is proving to be as popular as ever with bookings in Britain's discerning tea rooms being made weeks in advance. Consumption also increases during a recession as tea lovers take solace drinking tea. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

150,000 bath buns, scones, pastries and doughnuts

MAUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 18: Fresh bananas are on display but prices are set to rise in the next budget announcement if GST is increased on fruit and vegetables on May 18, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. Finance Minister Bill English will deliver the 2010 Budget at Parliament House on March 20. (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

23,000 bananas

32,000 portions of fish and chips

60,000 dutchees

60,000 dutchees (Spicy English sausages)

30,000 litres of milk

20,000 portions of frozen yogurt

22,000 slices of pizza

250,000 bottles of water

207,000 meals