Jenny Jones of Kidwelly won the pumpkin class at the Aberglasney Giant Vegetable Growing Competition, held on Sunday 16 October 2016. The prize winning pumpkin weighed 30.6kg. i.e.66.5 lbs.. But this was not a world record!
A pumpkin at the Giant Pumpkin European Championship, held in Ludwigsburg, southwestern Germany, has officially topped the world record pumpkin weight. The Atlantic pumpkin weighed in at 1.190,5 Kg. (or around 2,623 pounds).