It has a high sugar content, is hard and has a strong crispy texture, and has a good taste and texture. It seems to be suitable for cut sales because there are no cavities or moisture and there is almost no cracking when cutting. The shipment volume of watermelon in Akita Prefecture is the 9th largest in Japan, and it seems that the main cropping type is large ball watermelon open-air normal cultivation, which is the peak shipment period in late July. Since this cropping type is sparsely planted and requires a large number of fruit set per plants, it seems that the characteristics such as good ball alignment and high excellence rate are indispensable for selecting varieties.
The climate of Akita, which has a large temperature difference between day and night, nurtures delicious watermelons with a high sugar content. It seems to be a variety cultivated to suit the weather and soil conditions. A watermelon with a crispy texture and a high sugar content and a refreshing sweetness.
JA Akita Shinsei was on April 1, 1997 in the former Honjo City, former Iwaki Town, former Ouchi Town, former Higashi Yuri Town, former Yuri Town, former Yashima Town, former Chokai Town, former Nishime Town, former Nigaho Town, Born as a wide-area merger of 11JA in the former Kanaura Town and the former Kisakata Town. With the merger of cities, towns and villages in 2005, these areas became two cities, Yurihonjo City and Nikaho City, and the area of the jurisdiction is 1450 km2, which seems to occupy about 10% of Akita Prefecture.