Presenting the world’s heaviest onion, an eye-watering 8.97-kg!

A man from Guernsey, Gareth Griffin, recently broke the world record for growing the largest onion in the world. And no, it is not one or three kg heavy, but it weighs 8.97 kg.

The world’s largest onion is around 53 times the weight of a typical brown onion and even heavier than a large bowling ball.

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> Gareth Griffin proudly displayed his produce at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in North Yorkshire. This surpassed the previous record of 8.5 kg set back in 2014.

> His father grew giant onions for many years right up till the year he died, but his biggest was 7 lb 12 oz.

> Gareth’s onion, about 21 inches high, is believed to have broken the world record for size.

> He had tried for 12 years to break the record by growing onions at his home in Guernsey.

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