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  • Welcome to Miyazaki things.

  • Prefecture is very famous for what surrounds us right now.

  • Mangoes, lots and lots of mangoes.

  • We're gonna be going to the mango auction a minute, but I came here to find out what makes these mangoes so special that last year of the auction, one sold for 400,000 yen, or about $4000.

  • You see them in the supermarkets in Tokyo, often selling for as much as 102 $100 for one.

  • So what makes the Miyazaki mango so special?

  • First, let's go to the auction.

  • Every April, Miyazaki holds a mango auction in the city.

  • Produce wholesale market.

  • The prefectures.

  • Best mangoes make their way here, selected by experts based on size, sweetness on the brick scale, shape and color.

  • Media from all over the country came to report on this because, without a doubt, there's sure to be a mango that sells for thousands of dollars just like last year, making it the most expensive mango in the world.

  • Miyazaki's tile notam ago, or egg of the Sun brand, is a luxury fruit, and we're going to find out why this mango fetches such a high price.

  • The answer may surprise you from two l 25 l size, meaning they were big.

  • It's hard to predict which mango will go for the highest price, but everyone had guesses.

  • So here in Miyazaki, the mango auction is kind of a big deal you could see on the table.

  • Here.

  • There's about 30 to 34 mangos, so they've taken the best of the best, and that's what's here on the table.

  • The taste is indisputably good.

  • Mangle girls walked around the warehouse handing out samples.

  • Can I and I spied a plate of them being made famous by national TV crews.

  • When you see them on offer, you gotta try one or two excellent color, juicy and amazingly sweet smelling.

  • And the taste is perfect, too.

  • But how do you grow $1000 mango way traveled to a mango farm just outside Miyazaki's city center.

  • You can see the greenhouses down there.

  • It's a peaceful place surrounded by nature.

  • I visited in January when the man goes first started to grow.

  • Mangos here are grown in vinyl greenhouses, where temperatures and conditions air highly controlled.

  • There are dozens of cultivators of mangoes, each one here has grown to meet the Japanese tastes.

  • Yeah, Look how small this mango is.

  • The ones that grow biggest and look healthiest will become a focus for the farmer.

  • Not all these baby mangoes will make it to the fruit shops.

  • Mhm To produce bigger and tastier mangoes, farmers clip away about 80% of the mangoes from each tree.

  • Not overall.

  • Uhh!

  • It seems like a waste.

  • But it's how nature focuses all its magic into a prized fruit because it could take you.

  • Okay, Um mhm.

  • Mango's not selected or clipped and fall to the ground sacrifice to make one mangle bigger and juicier because they will get big.

  • The mango is supported with the clip and string attached to the roof.

  • Mhm.

  • Stay cool, Stay.

  • They look so small And in a few months they'll be ready to be picked and sold for more comedy.

  • Yes, she conjecture Kisito coming second.

  • I returned in April for the harvest to see how these baby mangoes have grown the same greenhouse looked very different.

  • Those baby mangoes were now mature big and red, almost like holiday ornaments hanging from the roof.

  • Despite cutting away so many of them three months ago, there were still a lot of mangoes here, about 5000 of them in this greenhouse, protected with a net and trey.

  • They're picked with a lot of care, the color and smell, a good indication of when to harvest that after being picked the mangoes, air prepared and packaged for sale the best and beautiful boxes like treasure.

  • Not all mangoes grow the same.

  • This little guy is special but won't fetch the same price.

  • It's still treated with the same respect, though.

  • Okay, but I think What about, you know?

  • Think you know we did.

  • How to cut a Miyazaki mango like a pro.

  • There's the way that looks like a pineapple.

  • And then there's the Miyazaki Way.

  • Cut the mango down the side, two millimeters from the step.

  • Slice it evenly into four pieces.

  • Cut the mango about a third inside the skin.

  • Slice the skin diagonally from the center top to the side.

  • Roll the skin in and the sliced part should stick out.

  • Thistles a great way to show off the skin.

  • Color the fruit and make it easy to pick up to eat any way you cut it.

  • It still tastes super good.

  • I asked Tony to Kasan about the process of growing and what makes Miyazaki mango so special?

  • What's wrong way tonight in there?

  • The, uh So there was this year, you know, traditional my joke and their kids.

  • Kicker Drudge's uh huh.

  • Come and go.

  • Or somebody out there and I do care, Alonso there.

  • So So.

  • Yeah, I get it.

  • Music video, No gun and no co conclave moment.

  • Do you know?

  • Oh, you know, Uh huh uh, cardio.

  • Back to the auction.

  • Now you know those smiles of the product of a lot of hard work.

  • Three auctions about to start if you want to take you out.

  • It moved incredibly fast, and I had a hard time following who bought what and for how much gonna bring in that way.

  • Even though eat selected Mango Farm is written on the board held up for everyone to see.

  • And what's being bit on?

  • I don't know.

  • Many of the bidders here represent fruit and department stores around the country.

  • All who want the best of the best to sell to their customers.

  • A There was a second auction in another area of the market.

  • That was just a exciting and fast pace.

  • I thought for sure we'd see the highest price man go here, Theun.

  • It happened.

  • Someone bid 500,000 yen nearly $5000.

  • At the end, there was a chance to ask What's on everyone's mind?

  • Why?

  • According to Tatham Oto San, who made the bid, the high price paid is motivation for the farmers and a way to show respect for the hard work and passion they have for growing mangoes.

  • In Miyazaki, pair of mangoes were also quite big, beautifully shaped and sweet.

  • This'll brand of mango is the Rolls Royce or Kobe beef of mangoes.

  • It's called tile.

  • Know Tom Ogle on Lee, the best qualified for this designation.

  • It must be over 350 g over 15 degrees of bricks and sweetness, which is quite sweet.

  • More than 50% of the skin must be read.

  • After the auction, we received a gift from Tatham Oto San Oh, the world's most expensive mango is on display in the store, along with other Thai anatomical mango sets.

  • Seeing the price tag makes many customers stop and stare, wondering what it would be like to taste it on this day would cost $4824.90 to purchase, one to find out.

  • But we had our own set to unbox.

  • They're magnificent.

  • The sweet mango smell unleashed into the room every time the box is opened.

  • It has a spectacular color and feel on the cut.

  • Nice, Juicy.

  • But why did somebody pay thousands of dollars for a set?

  • Yeah, Bocaranda, Go, Binky is Get there you go, Mother Curriculum.

  • Oh, that's good, innit?

  • Thio?

  • No reason.

  • Like but it's good.

  • Thio.

  • Hi.

  • The purpose of the mango auction is more than just buying a mango.

  • It energizes the industry and brings the community together.

  • A great deal of respect is paid from the farmer to the buyer to the store where it's sold.

  • It makes eating one a special experience.

  • Granted, you pay a lot for that pleasure.

  • But now you know where it comes from.

  • Hard work experience and a pursuit for perfection.

  • Buying one should be special there, most often purchased as gifts priced high because of the quality and rarity that tie Oh no, Tom ago for mangoes, the best of the best.

  • Sometimes you give them away, but receiving one or three makes you feel is warm as the beautiful Miyazaki sod.

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$5,000 Mango at Auction ー but WHY? ★ ONLY in JAPAN

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/20
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