Sales of imported fruit are booming on the mainland as fears over domestic food safety have led many of China's middle class shoppers to turn their backs on local-grown produce. Photo: Xinhua
Sales of imported fruit are booming on the mainland as fears over domestic food safety have led many of China's middle class shoppers to turn their backs on local-grown produce. Photo: Xinhua

Food safety fears spark growing taste for imported fruit among China’s middle class

Mainland imports of avocados have risen annually by more than 400 per cent in the past three years, and lemons and limes up by more than 300 per cent compared with last year

Sales of imported fruit are booming on the mainland as fears over domestic food safety have led many of China's middle class shoppers to turn their backs on local-grown produce. Photo: Xinhua
Sales of imported fruit are booming on the mainland as fears over domestic food safety have led many of China's middle class shoppers to turn their backs on local-grown produce. Photo: Xinhua
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