In exciting news the giant pumpkin world record has been broken.

The New Giant Pumpkin Word Record Holder

 

Stefano Cutrupi from Italy broke the record with a 1226kg (2702lb) pumpkin.

Stefano is in the orange shirt in the back behind the pumpkin. (photo credit: toscanamedianews)

Video of the pumpkin being weighed can be seen here

This beats the previous world record set in 2016 by Mathias Willemijns 2624.6 lbs (1190.5 kg)

Exciting news indeed.