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How much does a white strawberry cost?

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.

Also know, how much are white strawberries?

The rare strawberry is known as the Shirou Houseki variety, or White Jewel, and sold for 1080 yen each. Cultivated by a single grower from the Saga precinct, Tejima-San cross-breeds between varieties to produce the White Jewel, and limits their exposure to sunlight.

Also, what does it mean if a strawberry is white? Most white strawberries are either deficient or completely lacking this protein. So, even when they are ripe, they remain white instead of turning red. Their strawberry genetics don't allow them to become red. So, the reason white strawberries are white is simply because they lack the ability to turn red.

In this regard, why are white strawberries so expensive?

Because of the labor-intensive growing process, white strawberries are far more expensive than red ones. One strawberry could be sold for $10 USD.

Can you eat white strawberries?

Red strawberries begin as small white flowers that turn into pea-sized green berries. Because white strawberries lack the protein that results in pigment and which is responsible for strawberry allergies, it is likely that a person with such allergies can eat white strawberries.

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