Sunday, May 1, 2011

The 2011 Harumanis Mangoes Harvest...

I wasn't satisfied with the price of the Harumanis mangoes sold at fruit stalls all over Perlis these few days... These stalls are selling these mangoes at RM12 to RM14 per kilo lately. A friend of mine told me that it was RM16 per kilo last Friday. I was furious on hearing this and put up a post on my wall in my Facebook account, condemning the Perlis folks for tarnishing the good name of the Perlis government..
Actually, what happened was that there were a few fruits available and it exceeded the demand. Those sellers made some illegal money by selling them twice the legal price.. That was the case...
I dropped by the Bukit Bintang orchard this morning and found out the price was reasonable. That is the price inside the orchard. There are stalls selling outside the orchard and the price is a little bit higher.. So, be careful !!!
I took some photos inside the orchard:
visitors taking photos at the orchard..
the small restaurant selling harumanis dishes..
 slices of mangoes with glutinous rice..
 a plate costs RM4.50 today..
 lining up to buy the harumanis mangoes..
 the sales counter....
 the official price list inside the orchard...
 visitors coming as far as Kuala Lumpur and Shah Alam..

Welcome to Perlis... Come have a taste of our very own variety of mango - the HARUMANIS mangoes..
Have a nice day..

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