Driving Relationships with the Trucking Industry 

Great Truckers

About the Author

Cara Pingel — Marketing Manager, C.H. Robinson

Cara Pingel joined C.H. Robinson’s Produce Resource Team in August, 2007 as their Marketing Manager. She comes to Robinson with over 16 years of marketing management experience. Cara has an extensive background in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing, along with strategic marketing.

One Truck Driver’s Contribution to the World’s Largest Fruit Display

One Truck Driver’s Contribution to the World’s Largest Fruit Display

Fruit Display

What goes into the making of the world’s largest fruit display? We found out this summer when we created a display that featured over 10,000 watermelons. It took four semi truckloads to transport all 157,000 pounds of the fruit to the Cub Foods® store in Maple Grove, MN, where the display was constructed. Images of the watermelon display have been sent to Guinness World Records in England for validation, but I can say with confidence that being part of the event was one of the highlights of my summer. In addition to the record-breaking display, people from all over the Twin Cities came together to participate in watermelon eating and seed spitting contests and to sample the fruit and snow cones.
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