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Belgian Farmer Sets New World Record with 2,600 Pound Pumpkin


If you like pumpkin pie or cream of pumpkin soup, you're going to love this. One Belgian farmer brought in a whopper of a pumpkin to the European Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Ludwigsburg, Germany and has officially set a new Guiness World Record after his pumpkin came in a 1,190 kilograms, or 2,623 pounds, much to the delight of the crowd and grower Mattias Willemyens, who shared his bewilderment and excitement with Ruptly. Dozens of participants from more than 20 countries took part in the annual giant pumpkin weigh-off at the Bluhendes Barock Ludwigsburg Palace, so the competition was fierce. The previous world record was set by grower Beni Meier from Switzerland with his 1,054-kilogram, or 2,323 pound pumpkin in 2014. Well now that the weight is in and the title is won, they can hand out pumpkin spice lattes to everyone.

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