Why does this melon-with-a-hat cost $24,000? 10 of the most expensive fruits in the world

Posted on February 8th, 2016 by Cici

The Sembikaya store in Tokyo is home to some of the most expensive fruit in the world. Image from odditycentral.com.

The health conscious will go to extreme lengths to eat properly. Whole foods, organic foods, sugar-free, gluten-free (what the heck is a gluten, anyway?) fat-free, taste-free, etc. etc. etc.; if it is healthful, it goes on the plate. No matter how difficult or expensive those options may be, it must be done.

“Well, what is the cost of not eating properly?” they’ll respond. We can’t put a number on your health, but we can tell you how much it’ll cost to eat some of the most expensive fruits on the planet. In some instances, these things will cost you as much as a car.

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