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Watermelons in good shape

Senior managing director Mototaka Nishimura of the Shibuya Nishimura luxury fruit shop displaying cube, pyramid and heart-shaped watermelons at the company's main store in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Japanese consumers are used to paying through the nose for fruit, and as summer arrives, these cube, pyramid and heart-shaped watermelons are another way for them to empty their wallets.


PHOTO: AFP


PHOTO: AFP

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2015, with the headline 'Watermelons in good shape'. Print Edition | Subscribe