Sweet flavor of Chi Lang custard apples
VietReader 16-10-2020, 10:06

Grown on more than 15 thousand ha, the custard apple trees are the strength for Lang Son to form the largest custard apple production area in the province (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Sweet flavor of Chi Lang custard apples

The main harvest season of custard apples in Chi Lang is from August to September. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The people in Chi Lang often harvest the custard apples in the mountains in the early morning so they can transport them to the market during the day. (VNP/VNA)

The custard apples on the mountain are collected by local people and then packed in a basket and inserted into the pulley and moved to the foot of the mountain.(Photo: VNP/VNA)

It takes only 2 minutes to carry custard apples to the foot of the mountain using the pulley system.(Photo: VNP/VNA)

Custard apples are carried by the pulley.(Photo:VNP/VNA)

A busy harvest scene on National Highway 1A (Photo:VNP/VNA)

Carrying the custard apples to the Dong Banh market.(Photo:VNP/VNA)

The whole area of rocky Chi Lang mountain is covered with the green color of custard apple trees (Photo:VNp/VNA)

Buying custard apples at National Highway 1A.(Photo:VNP/VNA)

Trading activities take place in the early morning at Dong Banh market, which is considered the biggest market of custard apples in the north(Photo:VNP/VNA)

Traders look to buy freshly harvested baskets of custard apples at Dong Banh market.(Photo:VNP/VNA)

There are about 50 tons of custard apples at Dong Banh market each day, which are then bought by traders for consumption throughout the north of Vietnam. (Photo:VNP/VNA)

Dong Banh custard apple market is crowded with sellers and buyers. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The price is about 20000-30000 dong per kg(Photo: VNP/VNA)

Chi Lang custard apples are sweet and delicious. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

(Photo: VNP/VNA)