Japanese company grows heaviest radish, sets Guinness World Record

Growing our own vegetables in our kitchen gardens has become a very common pastime in the post-pandemic era. Growing your own vegetables requires a lot of patience, dedication, and attention to detail. And sometimes, the forces of nature give us larger-than-life results! We have read many such reports in which farmers have grown vegetables bigger than normal. Farming enthusiasts were recently shocked to read about a Japanese company growing the heaviest radish and holding a Guinness World Record for the same.

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The video was shared on Instagram by the official handle of Guinness World Records. It has garnered over 650k views and 35k likes since the time of posting. The heaviest radish was grown by a Japanese company named Manda Fermentation Company Limited. read the official website.

Usually, it takes about three months to harvest radish, this particular radish was harvested after six months. This was verified on February 22, 2023 at HAKKO Park in Onomichi, Hiroshima. As for the dimensions of the heaviest radish, it has a circumference of 113 cm with a root length of 80 cm. In addition, it weighs 45.865 kg at the time of the world record.

It’s not the only giant vegetable to break records. Earlier, a New York farmer had set the record for growing the world’s largest pumpkin. Can you guess how much it weighed? Click here to read more about it.

About Aditi AhujaAditi loves talking and meeting like-minded foodies (especially those who love vegetarian momos). Plus points if you get his bad jokes and sitcom references, or if you recommend a new place to eat.


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