Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Cherry, Oh Baby!

I have been given a rather nice Christmas gift. A 1.5 kg box of cherries. Clearly marked “Product of California”. So, expensive. Available in a number of Liuzhou supermarkets and shops.


I mentioned this to a couple of online contacts, who were Californian and confused. “Californian cherries in December?”  they queried.

Sure enough, close inspection of the box reveals another label.

This indicates that the particular area of California responsible for the cherries is Mostazal, Cachapoal. This is in Chile, which unless Trump has set out for world domination slightly earlier than expected, is not exactly Californian.

But never mind. As you can see on the far left of the label, someone called Santa is involved so a very suitable Christmas gift.

Merry Whatever You Celebrate.

. This entry was posted on Sunday, December 25th, 2016 at 1:06 pm and is filed under Food and Drink, Humour, International News, Strawberry Fields, Supermarkets. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

2 Responses to “Cherry, Oh Baby!”

  1. Robert Says:

    Speaking of out of season fruit I have recently noticed strawberries on the market here. Where I come from, and as far as I know in the rest of the world, strawberries are a late spring/ summer crop. Where do Chinese strawberries come from ?

  2. Liuzhou Laowai Says:

    Strawberries are always in season here around Christmas/New Year. I think they mostly come from Hainan, as does most of the fruit sold here.

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