[Hong Kong Only] Ripe Red Pearl Strawberries Approx. 400g (9-12 Strawberries)
Air transportation maintains freshness. Shipping fee from Japan included. Delivered without any additional fees.
This strawberry acquired 1st place at the 1st STRAWBERRY LOVERS Tokyo International Strawberry Exposition! Red Pearl is a cultivar with a deep, beautiful red color that also has red fruit flesh, and looks just like a red pearl! This cultivar has a wonderful balance of sweetness and sourness.
In wishing to create strawberries that are safe and delicious, after caring for seedlings in a greenhouse, from the time the first flower blossoms, a naturally-derived substance that is safe to consume is used to control insect pests, instead of the use of any chemical pesticides, and ripened strawberries grow.
Sales Period: End of January - end of March only
Order Deadline Date: Every Thursday [Japan Time]
Scheduled Delivery Date: The Saturday the week after the order deadline date [Japan Time]
Final Order Deadline Date: March 29th, 2018 (Thu) [Japan Time]
*The delivery date may vary depending on various circumstances such as the weather.
*Please kindly understand that the delivery date and time cannot be specified.
[Producer Introduction] Ichigomam Co., Ltd.
The producer is located in Iyo-Saijo, Ehime Prefecture, where meisui (famous water) strawberries are grown. The quality water source for "Uchinuki", which received 1st place two consecutive years among the 100 most famous waters of Japan, can be found here. This famous water is the life source of the Red Pearl. From the time the strawberry flowers blossom, without the use of any pesticides whatsoever, a naturally-derived substance that is safe to consume is used for pest control. Also, so that you can enjoy the original taste of the strawberries, they are harvested while ripe on the tree.
●5 points of attention of farm owner, Takaaki Tsukiyama!
①Attention paid toward strawberry cultivar
If you look at this producer's "Red Pearl" strawberries, you'll understand clearly - they really are strikingly red. Popular "Toyonoka" strawberries also have a bright red color. However, "Red Pearl" is a deep, beautiful red color. They are also red down to the flesh, and are just like red colored pearls. This cultivar has a wonderful balance of sweetness and sourness.
②Attention paid toward the creation of healthy soil
Soil cultivated at an elevated level above ground. The producer has been natural environment farming method certified and their soft, healthy soil containing bacteria is also safe to put in your mouth! By not neglecting "soil creation", a fundamental in agriculture, the use of healthy soil for growing fully maximizes the characteristics of strawberries. Cultivating at an elevated level above ground is said to make strawberry fruit nicely compact and firm. Even when the fruit becomes colored more and more, it is not harvested until properly ripe. This is because the taste is very different.
③Attention paid toward safety
From the time of flowering, the producer's Red Pearl strawberries are grown with no pesticides whatsoever. Watching children gladly filling their mouths with strawberries, and others react with a smile when eating, makes the producer want to work without relying on pesticides, even if it's a struggle. Therefore, these strawberries can be enjoyed as they are, without the need for washing. In fact, don't wash these! This is because it is sure to change the taste!
④Attention paid to water used for growing
In Saijo, Ehime Prefecture, where the producer's strawberry houses are located, there is a groundwater flowing artesian well called "Uchinuki". This water is used as living water and for agricultural purposes. Throughout the 4 seasons, the temperate change of "Uchinuki" fluctuates very little, and it has been selected as one of the 100 most famous waters of Japan. Of course, it can be drunk, and has a sweet mellow taste you can enjoy. And so, these "Red Pearl" strawberries are luxurious strawberries grown using this meisui (famous water)! That is why they are also referred to as "meisui strawberries".
By paying careful attention to fertilizer and growing up strong from the time of seedling, sweet, rich, delicious strawberries can be created. Also, lots of energetic honey bees are welcomed for pollination. As the produce leaves it to natural pollination in the greenhouse, no pesticides are used.
⑤Attention paid to "Hyo-on" storage
Hyo-on, or chilling temperature, refers to a range from 0°C up to the temperature at which strawberries start to freeze. At this chilling temperature, it is possible to store strawberries without freezing them. This doesn't impair the flavor of ripe strawberries, retains freshness and stores sugar in cells for added sweetness. Strawberries grown ripe on the tree retain freshness for 10 days, so you can have "authentic tree-ripe deliciousness" delivered to your door. The producer's Red Pearl strawberries are the only strawberries in Japan certified by the Japan Hyo-on Association.
- ●Ingredients: strawberry
●7 Main Allergens (wheat, buckwheat, egg, milk, peanut, shrimp, crab): none
●Contents: approx. 400g (9-12 strawberries)
●Made in Ehime Prefecture
●Manufacturer: Ichigomam Co., Ltd.
●Serving Instructions: Can be eaten safely as-is without washing. The taste will definitely change, so it is recommended to consume without washing.
・These strawberries are fresh so refrigerate after delivery and consume as soon as possible.
・Please kindly understand that this item is shipped to Hong Kong only.
・The delivery date may vary depending on various circumstances such as the weather.
・Please kindly understand that the delivery date and time cannot be specified.
・The listed item weight is only a guide. Please kindly understand that the actual weight may differ.
・Please kindly understand that, as shipping fees & import/export fees differ for each country, item prices also differ.
●Storage Instructions: These strawberries are fresh so refrigerate after delivery and consume as soon as possible.
●Best before date (from date of manufacture): Good for eating upon delivery, so consume as soon as possible.
- Item No. JSA000146