The world’s heaviest strawberry – level 1
A farmer in Israel grows a very big strawberry. It is a world record. The strawberry is 18 centimeters long. It weighs 289 grams. A normal strawberry is five times smaller.
How is it possible that the strawberry is so big? The weather is colder than usual. The sun doesn’t shine so much. The fruit doesn’t ripen so quickly. It grows bigger.
The farmer sees that the strawberry is very big. He thinks that it can be a world record. He picks the fruit. He puts it in a freezer.
The Guinness World Records officially says that his strawberry is the biggest in the world. The man takes it out of the freezer. He can show it to everyone.
The second biggest strawberry in the world grows in Japan in 2015. The strawberry weighs 250 grams.
Difficult words: world record (when something or someone is the best, biggest, fastest, and so on in the world), ripen (when a fruit is soft and sweet, and people can eat it), freezer (a very cold machine like a refrigerator that keeps your food frozen).
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