The Japanese have done it again. They turned what is normally considered a delicious round-shaped melon into something you would see on the shelf at an art fair. Yes square watermelons do exist and you'll be surprised on why the Japanese love them so much!
Wait what? $4500 for a watermelon?! You've got to be kidding - yet I kid you not! Densuke Watermelons are like the luxury car in the watermelon world. Grown only in the island of Hokkaido, Japan their numbers are limited every year! Densuke Watermelons are possibly the world's most expensive watermelons!
Summer gets a bit wild over here in Japan. The days get longer, the temperature gets kicked up a notch, and the typhoons start to close in. Summer is undoubtedly the best season to enjoy the outdoors and explore many of Japan's beaches. One favourite pastime in the Japanese summer months is to play the watermelon splitting game... Yes you get to smash watermelons!