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$15 Melon vs. $270 Japanese Melon Taste Test

When I first heard about luxury fruits in Japan, I was skeptical — what kind of an idiot would buy ONE apple for $20!?

Well apparently, I’m that idiot. I recently made a trip to Sembikiya Fruit Parlor in Tokyo and spent $400 on fruit. Why are they so expensive, you ask? These fruits are grown in extremely controlled conditions to make sure they grow perfectly. Oftentimes, each plant only grows ONE fruit to make sure all the nutrients and juices go into one delicious treat. Here’s my taste test!