A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters

China’s lucky Buddha pears become best-selling fruit in Vietnam

The bizarre creations, which first emerged on the market in 2009, have been flying off the shelves ahead of the Lunar New Year

A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
A Buddha shaped pear is displayed at an orchard in Weixian county, Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
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