Updated: March 02, 2016
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Expensive But Unbelievably Sweet Brand Fruits Made In Japan

One thing you have to know before Japan is that fruits are so expensive here ! Some of brand fruits are in unbelievably high price! Though it's not just expensive, but it really is sweet and delicious! Please try some if you have chance.

Fruits are expensive in Japan

Fruits might be something inexpensive in most countries. However, not in Japan, where most of the land is covered with mountains. This leads to low production efficiency and economies of scale won't work as well.

However, these brand fruits are way over average price of such expensive fruits made in Japan!!! Current trend of Japanese farmer is going to expensive but high quality products.

Can you imagine how delicious they are?

# 1 Peach 清水白桃 (Shimizu-hakuto)

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Shimizu-hakuto is made in Okayama, where it is famous for the most well-known Japanese folk tale Momotaro (Peach boy).

Its smell, texture, and sweetness is in the best balance.


Top quality: 2kg/¥15,000 (about 150USD)

# 2 Melon クラウンメロン (Crown melon)

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This Crown melon made in Shizuoka is considered the king of cantaloupe in Japan. This is because it is grown with special care, such as growing one melon from a single plant (usually three from each plant).

Top quality: 'Fuji' 1.2~1.4 kg/¥25,000 (250USD)

# 3 Watermelon でんすけスイカ (Densuke suika)

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Denske suika has unusual unique appearance as a watermelon because normal watermelon is green with black stripes (at least in Japan). It is all black!

Top quality: 3L ¥20,000 (200USD)

# 4 Mango 太陽のタマゴ (Taiyo-no-tamago)

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'Taiyo no tamago' means an egg of the sun. Grown at Miyazaki prefecture that has relatively strong sunlight in Japan with warm climate. Only 5% of mango in Miyazaki can be this Taiyo no tamago.

Top quality: one for over ¥6,000 (60USD)

# 5 Cherry 佐藤錦 (Sato-nishiki)

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Sato-nishiki is not a brand name, but the name of certain kind of cherry. It is actually the most produced cherry in Japan, but some of them produced in special care would have high price.

Top quality: 500g/¥10,000 (100USD)
*All of the prices shown above could get higer in some shops
mikkey
6th year uni student! Trying to figure out a way to survive in Japanese society.

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