Kollam: During the coronavirus-induced lockdown, jackfruit dishes find a prominent place on the food tables of Malayalees. And in Kollam, a family in Edamulakkal village was surprised to find a mammoth jackfruit weighing more than 50 kilogram in their backyard. Also Read - Gamer Grandma: Meet Hamako Mari, 90-Year-Old Japanese Woman With Guinness Record For Being Oldest Gaming YouTuber
They have now approached Guinness World Records as the world record for the heaviest jackfruit is 42.7 kilogram. Also Read - Jackfruit Prices Shoot Up as Non-Vegetarians in India Switch To 'Kathal' Due to Coronavirus Scare
Johnkutty from Edamulakkal said that the jackfruit weighs more than 51.4 kilogram and is 97 CM in length. Also Read - 112-Year-Old Chitetsu Watanabe From Japan Crowned as World's Oldest Male, Says Smiling is the Secret
“When I searched, I found that the heaviest jackfruit weighs 42.72 kg and was found in Pune. So, I have applied for Guinness World Records and also the Limca Book of Records, ” he said.
The Guinness World Records lists the world records of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.