Video: How to carve a ’Trumpkin’ this Halloween

Carve your own 'Trumpkin' this Halloween. Picture: Innovative Bites
Carve your own 'Trumpkin' this Halloween. Picture: Innovative Bites
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With Halloween fast approaching, one Scottish sculptor has released a video demonstrating how to carve a pumpkin into the shape of Donald Trump.

Robert Coia, known for his woodcarvings in Glasgow’s Pollok Country Park, teamed up with confectionary firm Innovative Bites to create a guide to creating your very own ‘Trumpkin’ - a new craze that is taking over the internet this Halloween.

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Innovative Bites, Brand Manager Haris Deane commented, “The Internet has been flooded with images of people carving Trumpkins in the lead up to Halloween.

“We felt that creating a “How to Carve a Trumpkin” video would be a fun and relevant way of engaging UK consumers with our new pumpkin product.”

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Pumpkins originated in South America, where people enjoy the fruit year-round in various ways— puréed in soups or stews and as a filling in empanadas. In the US, pumpkins are a very popular food source for Thanksgiving, used as the key ingredient in pumpkin pies.

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