Red fleshed jackfruit peddling the price is still “cheap”

Red-fleshed jackfruit, introduced by the selling points as Indonesian or Malaysian jackfruit, has an eye-catching red-orange color, different from the yellow Thai jackfruit sold on the market, so many customers are curious to try it.

Reportedly, red-fleshed jackfruit sold in Ho Chi Minh City costs from 70,000 to 120,000 VND/kg, depending on the quality and degree of preliminary processing.

The common price is at 100,000 VND/kg for jackfruit without pulp and outer fiber, with Thai jackfruit with the same level of preliminary processing, the price is only 1/5, about 20,000 VND/kg.

Each streetcar usually carries 3-5 jackfruit and sells out in about 2-3 days, but the goods are not available regularly. This is also the factor that makes this item keep its high price.

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Eye-catching red jackfruit is sold on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City

According to Ms. Tran Chau, owner of Tam Ngoc fruit shop (Pham The Hien Street, District 8), red-fleshed jackfruit is a rare commodity, so the price is high, from 160,000 to 250,000 VND/kg for peeled jackfruit.

“This is a high-end product, so the store only sells it when there is a good jackfruit to keep customers. These days, it’s been raining and the jackfruit has been pale, so the store doesn’t sell it even though the gardener offers a low price,”- Ms. Chau explained.

According to the survey, currently, the price of red-fleshed jackfruit in the Mekong Delta with whole fruit ranges from 30,000 to 35,000 VND/kg, down 10,000 VND/kg compared to a week ago due to weather effects. However, compared with Thai jackfruit in the garden, priced at 7,000 – 8,000 VND/kg, the red flesh jackfruit is still 5 times higher.

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Red flesh jackfruit retails in Ho Chi Minh City with the same price as durian. In the past, Thai jackfruit also had a time when it was equal to the price of durian

For strange product lines such as yellow-skinned dragon fruit, purple mango, red mango, and yellow-skinned breast milk, the selling price is usually very high at the early stages of development, but when output increases, prices drop dramatically due to market segmentation. narrow. Therefore, farmers need to consider when investing in planting these varieties because the price of seedlings is often very high compared to mass products.

According to V.Ngoc

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