Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s big spenders splash out on hairy crab and other delicacies as a reward during tough pandemic year

  • Travel bans and quarantine rules have forced high-earning Chinese to spend their wealth closer to home this year
  • Farmers are live-streaming from their facilities to allay customers’ concerns about seafood safety

Topic |   China economy
Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Freshly cooked hairy crabs are served up for a tasting at the Shengmiao Eco Farm on the outskirts of Shanghai last month. Photo: Bloomberg
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