Mandalay seasonal fruit market records brisk sales

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Vegetables and fruits are being sold at the domestic market.

THE seasonal fruits from various regions are plentifully flowing into Mandalay market these days.
The COVID-19 impacts brought positive changes to consumer behaviour in domestic market, said fruit vendors in Nyaungpin market, Aungmyaythazan Township.
The seasonal fruits are abundantly harvested for now. The bountiful supply of seasonal fruits including pomelo, custard apple, pineapple, passion fruit, avocado, tangerine, apple, pear, pomegranate imported by Thailand and sunkist fruits are seen in Mandalay market.
“Mandalay market sees a greater inflow of fruits imported by Thailand than those from China. Most importantly, the local residents like to enjoy the fruits in the divesting COVID-19 for the health benefits. This is why fruits are highly demanded in the market, especially sunkist fruit, tangerine and pomelo. Normally, the domestic market sees a brisk sale during Thadingyut and Thingyan festivals,” Daw Yu Yu Win, a vendor, said.
Depending on the size of the fruits, the prices stand at K100-K200 each for custard-apple, K600-K800 for apple, K 1,200 for pomegranate, K800 for sunkist fruit, K400 for avocado, K1,000-K1,200 for pear, K400-K500 for pineapple, K2,500 for pomelo of Thailand origin, K1,000 for pomelo of Myanmar origin, K500 for tangerine and K500 for passion fruit respectively.—Min Htet Aung (Mandalay sub-printing house)/GNLM

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