Two mangoes sold for 3.7 thousand dollars at auction in Japan
In Japan, two mangoes sold at auction for a record high price of 400 thousand yen (about 3.7 thousand dollars). On Thursday, April 13, reports TASS.
According to the Agency, the tender was in Miyazaki in the South of the country.
The lot is a unique local fruit varieties with the skin a bright red color, high sugar content over 15 per cent — and weighing not less than 350 grams.
A few of the fruit was bought by the owner of a Department store in Fukuoka, the total weight of the lot exceeds one kilogram. He said that he was going to put the purchase in the window to advertise commercial establishments.
Such auctions in Japan are held regularly. In may 2016 in Sapporo, two melons in the country of the famous varieties Yubari sold for a record price of 1.6 million yen (over 16 thousand dollars for the then exchange rate).