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.
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.