whats the price of a Pineapple now

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whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:58 am

??? :stir:
CityNews – Farmers are leaving their pineapples to rot in their fields as the price of pineapples has crashed from 12 baht to as low as 2 baht per kilo due to a supply-demand imbalance.
In February this year, the cost of pineapples in the northeast of Thailand fell to 4 baht per kilo when compared to 12 baht in February 2016.

On June 21 this year, farmers in Chiang Mai, Lampang and Kamphaeng Pet were also reporting a crash in price, forcing them to sell their product on the roadside for as little as 2 baht per kilo up to 20 baht per kilo depending on size and quality of the fruit.
https://www.chiangmaicitylife.com/news/ ... crops-rot/
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by AlonzoPartriz » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:29 am

That is surprising, as only yesterday I saw them on sale for $6 each in Lucky​'s.
There you are Richard, no need to smuggle illegal contraband anymore.
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by AndyKK » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:42 am

If you come visit Richard, fill your car with assorted fruit :) But on a serious note, I used to do this in Cambodia, traveling up north to sell. Did OK too.
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by Kuroneko » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

Between 2000 &3000 riel each in PP depending on size
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by saigonjackpot » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:39 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm
Between 2000 &3000 riel each in PP depending on size
Between 2000 and 4000 Cambodian riel depending if the fruit vender can speak English or you Khmer .
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:03 pm

AlonzoPartriz wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:29 am
$6 each in Lucky​'s.
$6...WTF! Anyone who purchases local fruit and veg from lucky or any other supermarket is a fool, way overpriced and usually inferior quality to what is available in the local markets.

Fresh Pineapples are usually 1000 - 2000 Riel (sometimes more depending on size) in local markets, they'll even peel it and/or cut it up for you if you want to eat it right away at no extra cost.
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by hanno » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:46 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:03 pm
AlonzoPartriz wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:29 am
$6 each in Lucky​'s.
$6...WTF! Anyone who purchases local fruit and veg from lucky or any other supermarket is a fool, way overpriced and usually inferior quality to what is available in the local markets.

Fresh Pineapples are usually 1000 - 2000 Riel (sometimes more depending on size) in local markets, they'll even peel it and/or cut it up for you if you want to eat it right away at no extra cost.
This. Blatant rip-off by Lucky. I do not know the one in PP, but the one in Temple Town has its uses for hard-to-source items but you'd have to be a fool to buy any local produce there.
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:51 pm

ok;
seems we have established pineapple prices with thailand a bit cheaper .....2,000 riel 17 baht

what is the price of a coconut?? here the price has climbed from under 20 baht each to over 40 in less than 2 years. ( am talking local prices, for Chinese its over 65)
BUT i dont see any less coconut trees.


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There you are Richard, no need to smuggle illegal contraband anymore.
been out of that game decades ago, :beer3:
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:16 pm

coconut prices are up globally due to the demand for the oil.
i blame the soap dodgers for drinking them green
now they hear the price of pineapples is low they will flock from australia and probably crash the industry there due to lack of pineapple consumers, which will in turn lead to an influx of unemployed pineapple pickers.
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Re: whats the price of a Pineapple now

Post by Ukininam » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:08 pm

phuketrichard wrote:ok;
seems we have established pineapple prices with thailand a bit cheaper .....2,000 riel 17 baht

what is the price of a coconut?? here the price has climbed from under 20 baht each to over 40 in less than 2 years. ( am talking local prices, for Chinese its over 65)
BUT i dont see any less coconut trees.


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There you are Richard, no need to smuggle illegal contraband anymore.
been out of that game decades ago, :beer3:
Coconut is 2500 to 3000 riels

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