You may have heard of car auctions, necklace or property auctions. But have you ever heard of grapes auction?
There is a peculiar variety of grapes known as Ruby Roman. These Ruby Roman can cost lakhs of rupees to the buyer. They have a high value. They are known as the Rolls Royce of grapes, as they were auctioned for a record price in Japan in 2019.
Ruby Roman grapes are exceptionally juicy, low in acidity, and have high sugar content. Ruby Roman grapes are a very rare variety of grapes. Just 2,400 bunches of these grapes are produced each year. The grapes that are chosen are given a certification seal. The sale of Ruby Rose grape is subjected to rigorous regulations. This is a purple-coloured grape variety.
Ruby Rose grapes were first introduced in 2008 as a new premium selection fruit. These are exclusively grown and sold in the Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan.
A bunch of Ruby rose grapes were sold for 1.2 million yen which is about Rs 7,55,000 in 2019. It was the most expensive sale of the grape. The fruit has become highly popular, with only a handful being purchased to keep the demand high.
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