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Yubari Melon (Japan)

For the world’s most expensive fruit, we journey to Hokkaido in Japan. Yubari melon is a prized Japanese cantaloupe that commands up to US$23,500 per 8-pound pair. Auctioned off as one of the priciest edible gifts on earth, these orange-fleshed orbs are grown only in the city of Yubari and are valued for their exquisite proportions, flavour and symbolism.

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Yubari Melon (Japan)

For the world’s most expensive fruit, we journey to Hokkaido in Japan. Yubari melon is a prized Japanese cantaloupe that commands up to US$23,500 per 8-pound pair. Auctioned off as one of the priciest edible gifts on earth, these orange-fleshed orbs are grown only in the city of Yubari and are valued for their exquisite proportions, flavour and symbolism.

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