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A wide variety of fruits are available in Japan, many of which have been introduced from abroad and are recognizable to foreigners while others are native to Japan and not as well known outside of East Asia. The most common way to encounter fruits in Japan is as dessert at the end of a meal. Fruit picking is a popular tourist attractions.

There is a stereotype that fruits in Japan are outrageously expensive. The stereotype is wrong in that regular fruits in regular supermarkets are generally reasonably priced like elsewhere in the world. Nonetheless, there is sizeable market for luxury fruits, and many foreign visitors are surprised when they see premium melons in department stores that cost over 10,000 yen.

Below is a list of some of the most popular Japanese fruits:

Pome Fruits

Nashi (Japanese Pear)

Ringo (Apple)

Kaki (Japanese Persimmon)

Citrus Fruits

Mikan (Mandarin Orange)

Yuzu

Sudachi

Kinkan (Kumquat)

Stone Fruits

Momo (Peach)

Sakuranbo (Cherry)

Ume (Japanese Plum)

Berries

Ichigo (Strawberry)

Budo (Grape)

Melons

Melon

Suika (Watermelon)

Others

Kiwi

Ichijiku (Fig)