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Last Updated: Thursday August 28 2008 11:25 GMT

In pictures: Food fight at tomato festival

Tomatina festival

If you’ve ever got into trouble for playing with your food, check out this lot who are taking part in the world’s biggest tomato fight!

Tomatina festival

Thousands of people go to Bunol in Spain for the yearly Tomatina festival, covering each other with pulp and juice.

Tomatina festival

It’s thought about 100,000kg of tomatoes are used in the wild fruit-throwing spectacular - this guy's getting LOADS of juice thrown at him!

Tomatina festival

But there are pelting rules on how to fight without anyone getting hurt. And it's probably a good idea to like tomatoes!

Tomatina festival

The festival is supposed to have started in the 1940s when some friends had a food fight – and it has grown every year.