Bunch of red Japanese grapes sold for $11,000 at auction english.kyodonews.net

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months, 3 weeks ago

A bunch of red grapes was bought Tuesday in central Japan for 1.2 million yen ($11,000) in the first auction of the season, making it the most expensive since the breed came to market 12 years ago.

The "Ruby Roman," is known for being extremely juicy with little acidity and a high sugar content. Each grape of the breed, developed by the Ishikawa prefectural government, weighs more than 20 grams.