HOT FRESH COCONUT DRAG PRICES DOUBLED IN WESTERN
The heat did come back after New Year prices of fruits Beverages taking strong , especially fresh coconut .
As many coconut farmers in the Mekong Delta , fresh coconut price is almost double compared to this time last year . Also Mr. Ngo Van Khanh An commune , Chau Thanh district , Dong Thap , said : " At this time last year , the price of fresh coconut garden trader to purchase approximately 40000-45000 copper / dozen ( 12 left ) . This year , after a steady price Tet , 90,000 and 100,000 VND / dozen , now is 110000-130000 copper / dozen without coconut for sale " .
According to him also , coconut prices rose sharply on the one hand due to the cooling needs of the rising population , on the other hand in the hot season , the productivity of the coconut fruit halved compared with the rainy season also makes this fruit scarcity .
Also Nguyen Van Song , 2 of coconut growers in the village Siamese dwarf Khuong Truong , Truong Xuan Thoi Lai District , Can Tho City , said the day traders scrambled to take between two and garden ( former tight chamber ) , just sit home garden fruits count levy . He lived in selling fresh coconut garden VND 110,000 / dozen , and 15,000 coconut / fruit , coconut 25000-30000 copper / tree . According to Mr. Rivers , fresh fruits , coconut plantations more profitable than selling dried coconut , by shortening the harvest period . Coconut River Park home he collected every 2 weeks for a time of about 3-4 million. Currently sold in the fresh coconut bowl fluctuations in Can Tho 8000-12000 VND / left , up from 2000-2500 dong / left than before the Lunar New Year . Due to scarcity , many traders buy young coconuts (without rice ) for sale to bowl . However, according to Tran Thi Hong , a coconut stall owner on Nguyen Van Cu ( An Khanh Ward , Ninh Kieu District ) : " The reason why coconut is still consumed by many people prefer to drink cooling . General Psychology is more old coconut coconut tonic " .
In Kien Giang , many coconut plantations also very high incomes through increased prices . Trinh Xuan Nghia Hung Hamlet , An Minh Bac commune , Minh district , was planting 2 hectares of coconut excited said : " Since the beginning of the dry season until now traders are constantly looking to buy garden fresh coconuts , without the high price can take you very sorry . " Thiem Pham Duy , deputy head of planning agricultural seed production , seed center Kien Giang agriculture , forestry and fisheries , coconut out of the center at U Minh Thuong is time for the left very wrong , the average monthly sales from 12000-15000 left . Prices traders to take the garden itself is cutting 10,800 / left . Also elected coconut varieties available at the price of VND 40,000 / tree . " Now suck fresh coconut is how many rows should also buy all traders . Growers do not have to worry for the harvest that traders bring themselves to cut , unlike the coconut devaluation , "said Thiem said . Growers coconut plantation in Ben Tre, Tien Giang , Can Tho ... coconut price forecast increase lasted longer , because the supply is deficient . reasons are many garden care neglect , lack of investment after the coconut price reduced to 1,000 VND / time left before , causing yields to fall . Meanwhile , coconut fruit trees take 3-5 years , and reap a harvest of fresh coconut from flowering to harvest to 7-8 months dry coconut is the year .