Grand Champion Ham Fetches $2.8 Million

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The grand champion country ham fetched a record price at the Kentucky State Fair.  

It sold for $2.8 million at auction -- a combination of winning bids by Louisville businessman Mark Lynn ($1.4 million) and Central Bank ($1.4 million).

The bid money goes to charities, including 4H, FFA and UK Hospital.

The 18 lb. ham was produced by Broadbent Foods of Kuttawa, Kentucky.


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