Melon sells for ¥350,000 at auction

National Jun 10, 2014

Melon sells for ¥350,000 at auction

A black-rind watermelon grown in Hokkaido fetched a winning bid of ¥350,000 on Tuesday in the year's first auction of the fruit at produce markets in Asahikawa and Sapporo. The highest bid for one of roughly 240 Densuke watermelons, a signature product of the town ...