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Food Spotlight: “CHI-BA+BERRY”, New Strawberry Variety Developed in Chiba Prefecture, Makes Its Debut



CHIBA, Japan, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHI-BA+BERRY", a new strawberry variety that the Agriculture and Forestry Research Center in Chiba Prefecture has developed, made its debut in January 2017.

Visitors as well as local residents can enjoy picking "CHI-BA+BERRY" at strawberry farms in Chiba Prefecture, beginning in this season.

Traffic accessibility from Narita International Airport to various areas of Chiba Prefecture is good.  Since the climate in Chiba Prefecture is particularly mild among various areas of Japan, it is early spring now in this region and a wide variety of flowers are already in full bloom.

Visit Chiba Prefecture in spring to enjoy "CHI-BA+BERRY".

1. Characteristics of "CHI-BA+BERRY"

  • Big & beautiful
  • Sweet & delicious

2. Picking strawberries in Chiba Prefecture

  • There are about 100 strawberry farms in Chiba Prefecture.
    (About 30 of them have "CHI-BA+BERRY".)
  • The strawberry-picking season is from January to around May.

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SOURCE Distribution and Marketing Division, Chiba Prefectural Government










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