The world has a new meloniaire (someone who can afford to drop 1.6 million yen on two melons.) A pair of Yubari King melons (a hybrid of two cantaloupe varieties) sold for $15,730 at an auction in Tokyo. It’s the perfect perishable gift for the person who has everything but melons.
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