FRUITS YOU SHOULD EAT IN JAPAN: KYOHO (GRAPE)

 

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Kyoho Grape

1. The Feature of Japanese Kyoho Grape

Kyoho is a grape produced by breeding in Japan. The grape is large and has a black purple color. The fruits are removed from the branches and peeled. The pulp is very sweet and juicy. It is common that seeds are in the middle, but those without seeds are also produced. It is especially popular among grapes circulating in Japan. High-grade kyoho grapes with good shape and high sugar content are also used for gifts.

 

2. The Best Season and Production Areas

Kyoho grape comes to be in season between August and September. The main production areas are Yamanashi and Nagano prefecture.

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Kyoho Grape

3. How to eat Kyoho Grape in Japan.

After chilled and peeled, the pulp is eaten.
It is used for topping on cakes or pastry. It is also made into wine besides jam, juice, and smoothie.

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Kyoho Jelly

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Waffle with Kyoho

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Kyoho Cake

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Kyoho Juice

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Green Smoothie

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Kyoho Wine

 

4. Event Related to Kyoho Grape

 

There are various events held in production areas.

(“Kyoho Wine Festival” Fukuoka Kurume Bureau of Tourism)

(“Shinshu Shiojiri Grape Festival 2017” Shiojiri City)