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Is this good? " seeds for the yellow cherry tomato ...now sell for $160,000 lb."

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Israel plows new ground in exotic crops
A tomato breeder has created a crop worth more than its weight in gold. The seeds for the yellow cherry tomato, a fruit researchers feared might turn off consumers, now sell for $160,000 a pound.
Want a lemon-scented tomato or a chocolate-colored persimmon? How about some miniaturized garlic cloves for the home chef who doesn't have time to chop, or a purple potato that tastes buttery when cooked?

more... http://www.latimes.com/news/nationwor...

 
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  1. Haven't read the article yet but do you have any idea how many tomato seeds it takes to make a pound? Several milion, i'm guessing.