Sold at a whopping twenty dollars a pack, the Japanese Amaou strawberry is the most desired strawberry out there. Known in Japan as an extravagant and the finest quality strawberry, we’re bringing here to New York for a few lucky participants to try them! Often used in baked goods, the Amaou strawberry is especially popular for its delightfully sweet taste and beautiful red color. At this event, participants will have the chance to try these delectable rare strawberries in various ways to experience its full potential. Try them for yourself and surprise your taste buds!
What is the Amaou Strawberry?
Located in northeastern Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture is favored for its genial climate and is the first and only place where Hakata Amaou strawberries are cultivated. Among many of Fukuoka’s specialties, Hakata Amaou is by far one of the most popular products originated in the prefecture. With such a high reputation for its large size and delicious flavor nationwide in Japan, the strawberries are also highly popular and enjoyed overseas in areas such as Taiwan and Hong Kong.
The Amaou strawberry is not only tasty but also very nutritious as well! It contains dietary fiber for absorbing and discharging toxins, as well as potassium which aids in de-swelling the face and body. In addition, the Amaou strawberry in high in vitamins, containing almost half as much vitamin C as a lemon!
Where does the name come from?
The name AMAOU from the Amaou strawberry is an acronym made up of Japanese adjectives that describe the fruit!