Video: Japanese company sets world record with 101-pound radish

Video: Japanese company sets world record with 101-pound radish

The radish, which had a circumference of over 44 inches, was harvested after growing for a total of six months

March 17, 2023
Japanese company Manda Fermentation Co. earned a Guinness World Record for the world’s heaviest radish. 
The world-record radish officially weighed in at 45.845 kilograms (101 pounds, 1.8 ounces). The radish’s circumference was measured at 113 centimeters (44.48 inches) with a root length of 80 centimeters (31.49 inches), Guinness World Records shared. Unlike a regular radish, which is harvested in three months, Manda Fermentation’s radish was harvested after a total of six months in late February.
Subscribe to
NextShark's Newsletter

A daily dose of Asian America's essential stories, in under 5 minutes.

Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories to your inbox daily for free.

Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive.

Manda Fermentation Co. specializes in the fermentation of plants to create supplements and fertilizers. 
With an overarching vision of “contributing to the health of human[s] and the Earth,” the Japanese company uses advanced technology to aid a natural process of fermentation over the use of additives and preservatives. 
One of the company’s most popular products is the Manda Koso, a supplement made from 53 kinds of fermented kakokusosai, which are a series of grains, fruits, eligible algae and vegetables.
      Iris Jung

      Iris Jung is a Reporter for NextShark




      Many people might not know this, but NextShark is a small media startup that runs on no outside funding or loans, and with no paywalls or subscription fees, we rely on help from our community and readers like you.

      Everything you see today is built by Asians, for Asians to help amplify our voices globally and support each other. However, we still face many difficulties in our industry because of our commitment to accessible and informational Asian news coverage.

      We hope you consider making a contribution to NextShark so we can continue to provide you quality journalism that informs, educates, and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for supporting NextShark and our community.

      © 2023 NextShark, Inc. All rights reserved.