Local News

Fukuoka’s Amaou Strawberry Retains Top Brand Ranking

Amaou has remains at the top of national strawberry brands with the highest average sales price per kilogram for fifteen years in a row. The strawberry from Fukuoka hit stores in 2003 and has since been one of the most popular brands of the fruit. During the last season (between October 2018 and June 2019,) the strawberry sold at a record-high price of ¥1,470 per kilogram. Besides the high quality, producers of Amaou have been eager to promote the brand by actively collaborating with confectionery and beverage companies as well as restaurants. Source: Fukuoka Prefecture, 7/30/2019

Disclaimer: Fukuoka Now posts summaries of Kyushu area related news for the benefit of those who cannot read Japanese. Contents posted here are mostly summaries of publicly posted news stories from Japanese media organizations. Errors might occur during translation. Those errors are ours, and not the news source’s. Photos and images are sourced separately and are for illustrative purposes only. Please use this form to send feedback and questions.

Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Aug 30, 2019 / Last Updated: Aug 30, 2019