Pair of Japanese premium melons sell for record US$29,300

A single pair of premium melons on Saturday fetched a record 3.2 million yen (US$29,300) at auction in Japan, where the fruit is regarded as a status symbol. Seasonal fruit offerings in Japan routinely attract massive sums from buyers seeking social …
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