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Quest for safety, freshness drives Hong Kong's high-end fruit fad

Premium produce is increasingly on show from luxury supermarkets to outdoor stalls

On the shelves of high-end supermarket City Super, a single Japanese strawberry recently fetched a whopping HK$168. Each strawberry nestled on a foam pillow, encased in a glossy cardboard box.

Hong Kong

IT might be a healthy food choice, but Hong Kong's latest fruit fad is doing serious damage to shoppers' wallets.

From luxury supermarkets to outdoor stalls, expensive premium produce is increasingly on show and sought after by customers.

At Hong Kong's vibrant Yau...

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