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white strawberries

If you ever ask yourself, what is the white strawberry? This is you answer. Try one if you find them while traveling in Japan.

Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairies (by Tchaikovsky)
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I also went to my neighbor’s farm in Ichikawa to learn more about strawberries in general. There are about 25,000 strawberry farms in Japan but sometimes your neighbor sells the best ones and is a great source on information. Thank you, Ota-san!

The strawberry season in Japan is from December to March, winter being the best season because the berry ripens more slowly, building up the sugar content and color over a greater period of time. Temperature control is essential. Almost all of Japan’s strawberries are in greenhouses.
One white strawberry cost 1080 Yen (US$10.00) so I decided to learn more about the Japanese white strawberry and unbox it for you in this video . and that is what this episode is all about. It’s the door into a new world full of strawberries in Japan.
Intimate Tango
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JNTO ( Japan National Tourism Organization)
No.1 dessert strawberry producer and consumer in the world
Other vareties of What Strawberries include:
★ Yuki Usagi “Snow Rabbit” 雪うさぎ
★ Sakura ichigo “Cherry Blossom Strawberry” さくらいちご
★ Tenshi no Mi “” Fruit of the Angels’ 天使の味
Featured White Strawberries
★ Shiroi Houseki “White Jewel / White Gem” 白い宝石
★ Hatsukoi no Kaori “Scent of First Love” 初恋の香り
☆ Pineberry / Popular in the UK and Europe but not available in Japan

It has the standard YouTube license applicable.

I was in the basement supermarket in Shibuya and — THERE IT WAS! THE WHITE STRAWBERRY! I could smell it a few meters away. Was it real? (Yes, it was.) One w…