A farmer from Washington grabbed the annual “Honeysuckle” pumpkin weighting championship in the United States, which was held in Half Moon Bay, California.
The American farmer named Jeff Olmayer, the owner of the largest pumpkin, and Jeff Olmayer received a prize of 19,709 dollars, as his pumpkin weighed 2,191 pounds or 993.8 kilograms, beating all sizes participating in the annual championship held in California.
In Italy, farmer Stefano Ketropi won the first prize in the Italian competition for the largest pumpkin fruit, with a huge pumpkin harvest that sparked another kind of battle between his country and Belgium, which has held the title of the largest pumpkin in the world for years.
The heaviest pumpkin fruit
Bigger there is a pumpkin
But with the date approaching to choose the record holder in the World Championship for the largest fruit of the pumpkin that Germany hosted on the tenth of October, Belgian farmer Mario Vangel decided to restore his country, which was famous for growing giant vegetables and fruits.
The Italian “Luzoconi” competition committee announced that Stefano, a farm owner in Tuscany, had been crowned with the title of the competition, by harvesting a fruit weighing 1,226 kilograms, exceeding the record held by Belgian farmer Vangel, with a fruit weighing 1,020 kilograms.