Great Tomato Fight 2018


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As every year on the last Wednesday of August, thousands of people visit the small village of Bunol to attend the Tomatina, a battle in which tons of ripe tomatoes are used as weapons. This year, a total of 145 tons of ripe tomatoes will be thrown between more than 22,000 participants. Continue reading »

La Tomatina 2015: 70th Annual Tomato Battle In Spain

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Two woman lie in a puddle of squashed tomatoes during the annual “Tomatina” tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, August 26, 2015. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 150 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (Photo by Alberto Saiz/AP Photo)
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The Wearable Tomato Dispenser – Every Runner’s Dream

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Kagome Co’s employee Shigenori Suzuki appears with the newly-developed “Wearable Tomato” device for runners during its unveiling event ahead of the weekend’s Tokyo Marathon in Tokyo. The eight-kilo (17.6-pound) contraption fits on a runner like a rucksack. It can distribute a total of seven medium-sized tomatoes, one by one, at the click of a button and supplies the runner with much needed nutrients during a long jog or race. Continue reading »

World’s Biggest Tomato Fight at Tomatina Festival 2013

Revellers throw tomato pulp while participating the annual Tomatina festival on August 28, 2013 in Bunol, Spain. An estimated 20,000 people threw 130 tons of ripe tomatoes in the world’s biggest tomato fight held annually in this Spanish Mediterranean town. (Photos by David Ramos/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Professor Splash Dives into Tomato Souce!

Darren Taylor, also known as Professor Splash, dives from eight meters high into a 30 centimeters shallow pool of tomato sauce during a promotion at Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia. Taylor, with more than 25 years of professional high diving experience, holds records in both the Guinness World Records and Ripley’s 2009 Edition. (Rob Griffith/Associated Press) Continue reading »