Sweet Corn Fiesta Includes Corn-Eating Contest

The annual Sweet Corn Fiesta was held on Saturday, April 29 at Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds. George Shea of Major League Eating presided over the return of the National Sweet Corn Eating Championship. The 2018 winner was Carmen Cincotti, who defended his crown and ate 58 clean ears of corn in 12 minutes and won $2,500. The second-place winner was Gideon Oji, who ate 56 clean ears of corn and won $1,500.