UK: Giant vegetables set new world records

A vegetable grower from Mansfield Woodhouse who breeds giant vegetables says he is enjoying his 12th Guinness World Record by producing a huge turnip. Joe Atherton claims to be obsessed with growing mammoth vegetables.

Mr Atherton has also set records for the longest carrot, the heaviest leek and the heaviest parsnip.

"It gets to be an obsession," he told bbc.com, adding it was "something to be proud of".


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