For those who want to prepare meals by yourself at home to save the money, it might be less cheap in Japan than you expect.
More than 1 to 2 dollar(s) for a tomato
Look at this picture. The left one is more than 2 dollars par piece. (1 dollar is about 100 yen.) The middle one is about 3 dollars for one pack. The right one is more than 2 dollars for one pack.
You know now that vegetables in Japan are expensive. However, fruits are more exaggerated when it comes to the price.
Blueberry is now popular fruits in Japan, especially among women who take lots of care of their beauty. And we say that blueberry is very good for eyes too. However, blueberry is an imported fruit, which means very expensive in Japan.
3 to 4 dollars for one pack.
It’s actually easy to get blueberry at supermarket in Japan, but….expensive. One pack in this photo costs 360 to 390 yen, which means nearly 4 dollars.
Frozen one is more affordable.
Fresh blueberry is expensive, so we have another choice as frozen blueberry like other countries. This packed frozen blueberry is 250 yen par 200g.
We love strawberry in Japan. Even we often dress up our homemade cake with strawberries. however, it’s not that casual fruits such as oranges.
Nearly 6 dollars for one pack
Apple is one the most familiar fruits and affordable fruit. However, once we compare its price to other countries’ one, we envy all other countries.