Fermentation Technology Helps Company Grow Giant Radishes [Video]
Here’s the scoop!
- A Japanese company called Manda Fermentation Co. has earned a Guinness World Record for harvesting the heaviest radish.
- The radish weighed in at 101 pounds and 1.8 ounces, and was grown using the company’s technology for fermenting plants.
- The radish was allowed to grow for six months, longer than the usual three months for harvesting.
Manda Fermentation Co., a Japanese company specializing in supplements and fertilizers made from fermented plants, has earned a Guinness World Record for growing the heaviest radish.
The radish weighed in at a whopping 101 pounds and 1.8 ounces, and was harvested in late February after being allowed to grow for six months, longer than the usual three months for harvesting.
Using its technology for fermenting plants, Manda Fermentation Co. has been able to consistently grow giant radishes year after year. However, this particular radish broke the company’s previous record, and earned them the Guinness World Record for heaviest radish.
In a statement, Guinness World Records said, “It’s always impressive to see how nature can surprise us…and this giant radish grown by Manda Fermentation Co. is a perfect example of that.” The company has yet to comment on their new record, but it’s safe to say that they’re proud of their achievement.