Customs officials display the nearly 200 boxes of fraudulently branded cherries seized in a raid on Thursday. Photo: Handout
Customs officials display the nearly 200 boxes of fraudulently branded cherries seized in a raid on Thursday. Photo: Handout
Crime

Hong Kong customs officers seize nearly 400kg of cherries being fraudulently passed off as a premium Australian brand

  • The cherries were packed in boxes bearing the logo of the brand 43° South, whose 2kg boxes of cherries sell for as much as HK$600
  • A saleswoman at the fruit shop where the cherries were being sold was arrested, and packaging equipment was seized in the raid

Customs officials display the nearly 200 boxes of fraudulently branded cherries seized in a raid on Thursday. Photo: Handout
Customs officials display the nearly 200 boxes of fraudulently branded cherries seized in a raid on Thursday. Photo: Handout
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