Here are some of the most delicious fruits and the best places to eat and buy them.

MelonsYubari Melons(HOKKAIDO)

One of Japan’s most famous fruits, a bounty of Hokkaido’s natural landscape. The melon’s soft orange flesh melts on the tongue, while the sweetness, mellow fragrance and juiciness captivate the heart.

In-Season:Apr-Aug

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HOKKAIDO SHIN-HAKKEN FACTORY

Over 1,500 delicious products from Hokkaido. In addition to the usual gifts, this store offers seasonal fruits and vegetables, soft ice-cream straight from the farm, and sake from throughout the prefecture.

Address 1-2-1 Kashiwadai-minami, Chitose-shi, Hokkaido[MAP]
Hours 10:00-20:00
Closed Open year-round
URL http://www.outlet-rera.com/shop/detail/92

StrawberriesAmaou(FUKUOKA)

A major luxury strawberry, originally developed as Japan’s best. These elegant, beautiful strawberries are unusually large with a deep red color. Biting into the soft flesh releases a burst of sweetness that matches the luscious appearance.

In-Season:Dec-May

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JA FUKUOKA OOKI

This vegetable farm store sells safe, fresh-picked vegetables, and also offers farming and harvest experience events year-round!

Address Michi no Eki (Roadside Station) Ooki, 1331-1 Yokomizo, Ooki-cho, Mizuma-gun, Fukuoka[MAP]
Hours

(Apr-Sep) 9:30-18:30

(Oct-Mar) 9:30-18:00

Closed First Wednesday of even- numbered months and New Year holidays
URL http://www.jafooki.or.jp/market.html

CherriesSatonishiki(YAMAGATA)

These luxury cherries are often compared to red gemstones because of their glossy luster and the careful production. The firm flesh and refined, rich flavor define the taste of early summer.

In-Season:Jun-Jul

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SHONAIKANKO BUSSANKAN

A lineup of special products from Yamagata Prefecture. Located just off the Tsuruoka Interchange of the Yamagata Expressway, and about 40 minutes by car to Mount Haguro's Dewa Sanzan Shrine.

Address 80-1 Nunome-nakadori, Tsuruoka-shi, Yamagata[MAP]
Hours 9:00-18:00
Closed Open year-round

PeachesHakuho(YAMANASHI)

One of Yamanashi’s main peach varieties. Large with a lovely light pink skin and soft white flesh, these peaches are juicy and mildly sweet.

In-Season:Jun-Sep

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ASAMAEN

An agricultural theme park located in Japan's "Peach Village" of Fuefuki City, Yamanashi Prefecture, where environment-friendly agriculture is practiced.

Address 600 Higashi-Arai, Ichinomiya-cho, Fuefuki-shi, Yamanashi[MAP]
Hours 8:30-17:00
URL http://www.ykj.or.jp/asamaen/

GrapesPione(OKAYAMA)

The skins of these large, seedless dark purple grapes gently slide off, making them easy to eat. A sweet, rich fragrance spreads through the mouth while the juiciness makes you want to slowly savor every grape.

In-Season:Jun-Nov

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OKAYAMA KUDAMONO ICHIBA

This store sells fruit, directly managed by Nishiyama Farms. In addition to fruit from Okayama Prefecture, we also offer many varieties of seasonal fruit.

Address 274 Itsukaichi, Akaiwa-shi, Okayama[MAP]
Hours 9:00-18:00
Closed Open year-round
URL http://www.nishinoya.co.jp/kudamono_ichiba/special/index_html

Japanese PearsNijisseiki Nashi(TOTTORI)

With an attractively round shape and clear yellow-green color, these pears have a crisp and crunchy bite. A slightly acidic sweetness spreads throughout the mouth.

In-Season:Jul-Oct

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TAIRYOICHIBA NAKAURA

Marked by a giant 7.7m-tall "KITARO" statue. This store features a rich variety including crab and fresh shellfish, fish paste, sweets, apple pears, and more!

Address 209 Takenouchi Danchi, Sakaiminato-shi, Tottori[MAP]
Hours 8:15-16:30
Closed December 31 p.m.-January 4
URL http://www.sanin-nakaura.jp/shop/

ApplesSun Fuji(AOMORI)

The popularity of Sun Fuji apples lies in the balance between a full, honey-like sweetness and a fresh tartness combined with a pleasant crunchiness. These apples keep well.

In-Season:Aug-Mar

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TSUGARUHAN NEPUTA MURA

Selling a wide variety of Aomori apples, from top-grade to household-use, at reasonable prices. We also sell apple juice and other apple products.

Address 61 Kamenoko-machi, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori (inside Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura)[MAP]
Hours 9:00-17:00
Closed December 31
URL https://www.facebook.com/tsugaruhanneputamura

PersimmonsFuyugaki(GIFU)

Fuyugaki are large, sweet persimmons with a soft and mellow taste.This popular variety, known as the King of Persimmons, is rich in vitamin C and fiber.

In-Season:Sep-Dec

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FUYUGAKI NO STATION ITONUKI

Autumn is the season for regional products, and this is a stop on a road lined with Fuyu persimmons. You’ll find various persimmon products here, including ice cream and jams.

Address 1-1-1 Kaminoho, Motosu-shi, Gifu[MAP]
Hours 9:00-17:00
Closed Monday
URL http://www.cbr.mlit.go.jp/michinoeki/syousai/gifu/g_20.html

JA GIFU ITONUKI

Hugely popular with customers seeking fresh fruits and vegetables picked at nearby farms. In autumn, beautiful Fuyu persimmons are piled high.

Address 1044-1 Mitsuhashi Motosu, Gifu[MAP]
Hours 8:30-17:00
Closed Wednesday