Earn millions from fruits to cool the hot season

Published Mar 21, 2024

Tridge summary

Prolonged hot weather in Ho Chi Minh City has led to a shortage of fresh coconuts and a subsequent price increase, with retail prices ranging from 18,000 - 25,000 VND per fruit. Other fruits like oranges, watermelons, melons, plums, and guavas are also in high demand. The price of sugarcane has risen due to increased demand for sugarcane juice. Experts are advising consumers to be cautious when purchasing fruit, particularly those that appear shiny or are out of season.
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On March 20, at some fruit warehouses along the western gateway of Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Dien Wholesale Market, medium-sized coconuts retailed at 10,000 - 15,000 VND (higher from 3,000 - 7,000 VND/fruit). ). Retail price in the center of Ho Chi Minh City ranges from 18,000 - 25,000 VND/fruit. Mr. Dang Thanh Binh, owner of a coconut stall on Nguyen Van Linh street, Binh Chanh district, said that the prolonged hot weather has caused a shortage of fresh coconuts and prices have increased sharply. "Previously, every day, I sold an average of 300 - 400 coconuts, now I sell 500 - 600 coconuts every day. The purchasing price of fresh coconuts in Ben Tre, Tien Giang... has increased for nearly a month now, so the retail price has also increased. 1,000 - 3,000 VND/fruit depending on type" - Mr. Binh said. Ms. Hong Hanh, living in Binh Hung commune, Binh Chanh district, said that after Tet, she still bought fresh coconuts for 4,000 - 5,000 VND/fruit, now the lowest price is 10,000 ...
Source: Vietstock
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