anyone ever seen anything like this?

mango_kushMarch 7, 2011

would like to try it with mango

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I've seen square melons created by boxing them but this takes it to a whole notha level. I will try the boxed squash/melon trick myself. I am no fan of shipping produce but the square items do save on shipping space.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 7:23PM
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I think disney does this at epcot. I forget what type of fruit they use, but they make things look like Mickey ears.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 7:49PM
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Yup, I've seen the odd shaped Japanese watermelons. They use a special variety that has a soft rind which can be moulded. Thats really cool, thank for sharing!

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 8:16PM
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zands(10b Fl)

Mango will cook inside one of those enclosures. Pears are grown in a cooler climate. Northern China in this case.

"Gao has been working on his pear-growing technique for six years and this season he managed to grow 10,000 Buddha-shaped baby pears. Each fruit is grown in an intricate Buddha mould and ends up looking like a juicy figurine. The ingenious farmer says the locals in his home village of Hexia, northern China, have been buying his Buddha pears as soon as he picks them from the trees. Most of them think they are cute and that they bring good luck."

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 8:48PM
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Cute idea, maybe kids would eat more fruit if they didn't look like fruit. I believe the French grow a pear in a glass bottle and then put alcohol in the bottle after harvest.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2011 at 12:49AM
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^Shape it into an ice cream cone or a piece of candy. lol

    Bookmark   March 8, 2011 at 5:26PM
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Very interesting idea.. I don't think this would work with mango's though. I think the mango seed would cause problems as the fruit grew.

Wonder if it would work on a smaller scale for a lychee..

    Bookmark   March 9, 2011 at 12:13PM
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mangodog(palm springs 9B)

....amazing bryan.....I'd love to try it on my peaches or apples....I wonder where you get the little device for shaping?

I think it's the bees knees.....mangowoofie

    Bookmark   March 9, 2011 at 8:37PM
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rayandgwenn(z11 Puerto Rico)

That is so cool!

    Bookmark   March 10, 2011 at 7:36AM
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