Rare fruits on sky-high price
Everyone loves `s teeth into a juicy peach or apple pohrustet. But to spend a fortune on them?
, the Yubari Melon
Melon "Yubari" are grown in the greenhouse on the Japanese island of Hokkaido, protecting from the sun with special "hats". It's very sweet, perfectly round melon with the rind, which pattern resembles the cracks in the ancient Japanese porcelain.
On average, "Yubari" costs about $ 300, but the two most expensive were sold at auction for $ 27,000.
Black Densuke watermelon
This watermelon with a "special type of sweetness," only grows on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Peel it dark green, almost black, without streaks and stains, so it is called a black watermelon. Densuke sold in special black boxes that highlight the color. Japanese consider such watermelons valuable gift.
On average Densuke watermelon worth $ 250, but the biggest of them was sold at auction for $ 6100.
Grapes Ruby Roman
The red grapes bred by Japanese breeders - the most expensive in the world. Each of the berries - a ball the size of a ping-pong table, and they taste unusually sweet - they contain 18% sugar.
Grapes costs about $ 65 per branch, but in 2016 a bunch weighing 700 grams was sold at auction for $ 10,900.
Mango "sun egg"
Mangoes in this class weigh no less than 350 grams, and have an increased sweetness. A pair of such mangoes were sold at auction in Japan for $ 3000.
The square watermelon
These watermelon farmers created the Japanese island of Shikoku. To shape, they are placed in special containers cubes. Caring for such watermelons is very difficult, and, having reached the desired shape, they do not have time to ripen. The square watermelons bought mainly for decorative purposes - for example, to decorate the windows. They cost from $ 200 to $ 800.
from fruit Strawberry Boutique
It seems that this is a common strawberry. But these berries are selected from the hundreds of others on the basis of the ideal form. they are sold in a luxury fruit Sembikiya salon in Tokyo. Cost $ 69 per pack, in which 12 pieces.
Apples Sekai Ichi
These apples - the pride of the Japanese breeders. They can reach a weight of 2 kilograms! Gardens, in which they are grown, hand-pollinate with special sticks. The Japanese believe these apples are a great delicacy and eat them mostly on holidays. Each of apples costs $ 21.
Dekopon (Dekopon, or Sumo Fruit) - a hybrid of a tangerine and orange, which also launched in Japan. Argue that it is the most delicious citrus in the world - a sweet, slightly sour, with the most delicate septa between the lobules, it is more juicy and other citrus fruits. One dekopon costs $ 13.
Pears in the form of Buddha
Pears as Little Buddha and babies invented grown Chinese farmers. They are fixed on transparent plastic fruit shape, and when ripe pears take on the form a small sculpture. Legend, justifying the high price of each pear - $ 9, says that these fruits give immortality.
Each banana is packed in a separate box and has a serial number. Gokusen bananas grow in the ecologically clean area of the Philippines at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. They are derived from the 100 varieties, and a third is sweeter, more aromatic and softer than conventional bananas. One such weighs exactly 200 grams and costs $ 6. Bananas sold in strictly limited quantities.