Melons sold at auction in Japan: 2.7 million yen, 2 of which

Melons sold at auction in Japan: 2.7 million yen, 2 of which



Melons sold at auction in Japan: 2.7 million yen, 2 of which

At the auction held in Japan, 2 melons were sold to a baby food manufacturer for 2.7 million yen (approximately 208 thousand liras). The highest ever bid for custom melon sold at auction was recorded at 5 million yen in 2009.

Two specially produced melons put up for auction in Japan found buyers for 2.7 million yen (approximately 208 thousand liras).
The first of the traditional auctions held annually for Yubari melons, which are grown in Hokkaido state of Japan and sold at high prices throughout the country due to their taste, were held today in Sapporo.
Melons grown by the farmers in the city of Yubari competed fiercely to find buyers at the highest price.
Hokkaido Products, a local baby food manufacturer, was entitled to own 2 melons with the highest bid of 2.7 million yen (approximately 208 thousand lira), while the company management stated that the highest bid was given to encourage farmers.
Yubari Agricultural Cooperative announced that 3,675 tons of melons worth 2.16 billion yen (approximately 166 million lira) grown by 102 local producers will be sent to different parts of the country for sale.
The highest bid ever given to special production melons was 5 million yen (approximately 385 thousand lira) in 2019, 2 melons found buyers at a record price.
The highest bid at the auction last year was 120 thousand yen (approximately 9 thousand lira) due to the economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak.


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