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Unique types of fruit to welcome in the Lunar New Year

With just under one month to go, products for Tet have begun to go on sale in markets across the country. Apart from traditional items, unique gifts have captured the attention of buyers. Different kinds of fruit, including mangos, papaya, watermelon, and grapefruits printed with letters of good luck for the New Year cost from VND1.7 million to VND3 million per pair. Each grapefruit is priced at VND2.2 million. The prices of grapefruits hover between VND650,000 and 1.2 million per pair. Garden owners say it takes a lot of time to plant these special kinds of fruit, it also requires skillful to write the letters on the fruit. A mango is worth VND150,000-200,000. The letters come in green or red, there are multiple choices for customers. A papaya with letters carved onto the face wishing a year of wealth, luck and happiness is planted by farmers in Chau Thanh District, Hau Giang Province. The item is one of the most popular fruits at this time of year.

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