A spice vegetable in Vietnam grows luxuriantly, becoming a rare commodity abroad, the price increases by more than 120 times
May 20, 2022 06:08 GMT+7
In the US, to buy this vegetable, customers will have to spend about 250k for a bunch.
With a diverse climate and different soils, Vietnam is favored by nature for a suitable environment for cultivation and development of many unique spices. In other parts of the world, it is sometimes impossible or difficult to grow some popular spices in our country, sometimes they have to be imported. In that process, their prices in foreign countries are pushed up unexpectedly.
Lettuce is one of the rare vegetables in foreign countries. If in the country, they grow popular, sometimes even wild, the price is only about 2k – 3k, then when going to the US far away, to buy some laksa leaves, customers will have to spend up to 250k.
An invoice to pay for the purchase of laksa leaves from a foreign e-commerce site that once attracted attention on MXH in 2021 when laksa leaves were sold for 1.99 USD, but to deliver to the destination needed 9.98 USD more. . In total, to buy some decorative laksa leaves, guests will have to pay about 250k. And yet, still have to wait another 6 – 10 days to receive the goods.
laksa leaves for 1.99 USD was advertised on the website at the end of last year
Currently, on the website of the above e-commerce platform, it has been announced that laksa leaves are out of stock, the specific date is unknown when they will be back for sale.
Lettuce in Vietnam is easy to grow, can grow on its own without care. They are mainly used as a spice in fishy dishes such as duck, mussels, clams, pork intestines, duck eggs, etc. In addition, some soups and porridges also add laksa leaves to enhance the smell. Besides the use of flavoring dishes, eliminating fishy, laksa leaves also have medicinal uses, helping to relieve abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, swelling of hands and feet…
laksa leaves always appear at sidewalk duck egg stalls
If laksa leaves are imported, keeping them fresh and not crushed is a complicated and costly process. So it is understandable that they are sold more expensive
According to Young Intellectuals/Synthesis
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