Gorgon Fruit Sells in the Market
Middle-August is the time for Gorgon fruit to appear in the market, and on August 17, farmers were getting in Gorgon fruits from ponds in Chefang in Wuzhong District. It is reported that the output of Gorgon fruit this year will reach 150 tons, increasing 10 percent than last year and the price will be between 140 to 160 yuan per kilogram.
Farmer in Chefang is picking Gorgon fruit in pond
On the same day, many vegetable dealers ordered or purchased Gordon fruit from farmers in Gordon fruit processing and trading market at Qunli Community in Loufeng Town, Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). According to the responsible person concerned in Loufeng Town, the famous special local product Gordon fruit started to sell in the market on August 15. About 6,000 mu pond were picked as the first batch of Gordon fruit to be harvested and in the peak period in September, and the picking area will be raised to 10,000 mu and the late variety Gordon fruit will be harvested around October 20.
Originally Published on Gusu Evening News
August 18, 2011