By Cathy Elelman • 18 September 2020 • 14:08
AN Almeria farmer has managed to produce an enormous pumpkin weighing nearly 457 kilos, smashing the Andalucia record for the vegetable in the process.
Manuel Planells’ giant pumpkin is currently on show at the provincial capital’s Central Market along with its ‘baby brother’, which weighs in at a mere 130 kilos.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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