LOCATION: PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA
How do you grow a perfect Japanese melon in Malaysia?
These farmers think they've cracked it
after more than a decade of trying different nutrients
They also visited Japanese farms
If they get it right the rewards are great
PRICE TAG: $40
NAME: SEH CHENG SIANG, DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF MONO FARM
"The seed is coming from Japan. We are exclusively bringing the seeds from Japan together with a seed supplier, and we are trying to simulate the growing condition, growing system from Japan to Malaysia. So, we did a few blind tests using our Japanese melon and imported Japanese melon. Believe it or not, you can't tell the difference."
The farmers believe massages and music help stimulate growth