24 Aug '15, 8am

@ocean_kids 良かったら見て下さい。写真があります。

@ocean_kids 良かったら見て下さい。写真があります。

A bunch of grapes with a price tag of more than $200. A melon going for almost $160. And apples at $10 each. At such prices, it is obvious these are no garden-variety fruits. They are premium Japanese imports, known for their flavour and quality. They include muscat grapes, mikan or Japanese mandarin orange, and Japanese musk melon. Despite their eye-popping prices, they are increasingly popular among consumers here. Isetan Supermarket has seen a 15 to 30 per cent rise in sales over the last two years. Meidi-Ya Supermarket has seen 3 to 5 per cent growth over the last five years. Even homegrown supermarket chain FairPrice is seeing rising demand for premium Japanese fruits. It started selling them in 2009 at selected outlets, and in the last two years, sales have risen by up to 20 per cent. Mr Victor Chai, FairPrice's director of fresh and frozen products, said: "Feedback ...

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