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Product Summary (Registration No.4)

Registration No.4 夕張メロン

Registered name (Transcription) : 夕張メロン (Yubari Melon)、YUBARI MELON

Category of Product

Class 2 Vegetables (Melon)

Production Area

Yubari City, Hokkaido

Registered Group

Yubari Agricultural Cooperative


YUBARI MELON belongs to the fragrant Yubari King variety. The flesh of this melon is orange color. Also, it has little fiber, so it is very soft and juicy. Yubari Melon is made of “Yubari King” variety, which has a strong mellow flavor. The sugar content (brix) is more than 10 degrees.

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Surrounded by mountains, Yubari City has wide temperature difference between day and night, and has little rainfall. The area also has well drained volcanic ash soil. All these natural conditions bring out the favorable characteristics of YUBARI MELON. Moreover, the area’s accumulation of production techniques and precise cultivation control makes it impossible to produce YUBARI MELON outside the production area.


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