In The News: "Japan's Obsession With Perfect Fruit"

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19.03.2012
"The pruning is precise and the melons grow in even rows in the greenhouses, all at exactly the same height. Their stalks are helped to bear the weight by strings. And as they mature the fruits are given little plastic hats to wear "to prevent sunburn", a risk Mr Suzuki is keen to avoid even under glass in chilly February." We think the farmers should have the musk melons wear Tantum bucket hats for maximum sun protection.