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This World’s Largest Fruit Display is … bananas 

jewel-osco bananas world's largest fruit display
On June 8, Jewel-Osco in Westmont, IL, collaborated with Del Monte Fresh Produce to build the World’s Largest Fruit Display with a record-breaking 77,365-pound installation of bananas.

If your Chicagoland store is short a few bananas this week, it’s because they’re all at Jewel-Osco BB #:193326 in Westmont.  

The retailer collaborated with Del Monte Fresh Produce BB #:111187 to build the World’s Largest Fruit Display with a record-breaking 77,365-pound installation of bananas on June 8.  

The record was confirmed by officials from the Guinness Book of World Records, according to local media articles. 

Following official confirmation, Jewel-Osco staged a banana giveaway to customers and bystanders, with the remaining slated for donation to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.   

While this does seem like a lot to give away in one fell swoop, Jewel-Osco says its 188 stores stock nearly 140,000 pounds of bananas per day.   

If your Chicagoland store is short a few bananas this week, it’s because they’re all at Jewel-Osco BB #:193326 in Westmont.  

The retailer collaborated with Del Monte Fresh Produce BB #:111187 to build the World’s Largest Fruit Display with a record-breaking 77,365-pound installation of bananas on June 8.  

The record was confirmed by officials from the Guinness Book of World Records, according to local media articles. 

Following official confirmation, Jewel-Osco staged a banana giveaway to customers and bystanders, with the remaining slated for donation to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.   

While this does seem like a lot to give away in one fell swoop, Jewel-Osco says its 188 stores stock nearly 140,000 pounds of bananas per day.   

Pamela Riemenschneider is the Retail Editor for Blue Book Services.