The wholesale market is out of stock, and "durian expensive" rushed to the first place in the hot search

Can you still eat cheap durian?

The price of durian 20 days ago has now nearly doubled Photo by Zhou Xialin

Qianjiang Evening News reporter Zhou Xialin Gu Zhefei

Durian is on the hot search again, or because of the price, on May 5, #durian expensive# topic rushed to Weibo hot search first! Just a few words, but sonorous, broke the hearts of many "durian price-sensitive users".

About two weeks ago, the reporter also reported that the price of durian dropped to about 20 pieces a pound, and durian freedom was to be realized. How come in the blink of an eye, the market price doubled again.

What exactly is the reason for the sharp rise in durian prices? Can you still eat cheap durian? Will durian milk tea, cake, and pizza also become more expensive?

With questions, the reporter visited supermarkets and fruit stores.

Wholesale markets are out of stock and prices have increased, and the whole country is the same

Opening the Hema Fresh App, the reporter found that the golden pillow durian originally placed in the C position was out of stock, and the situation on other e-commerce platforms was similar, only Musang King frozen durian or dried durian was sold.

In takeaway apps such as and Meituan, a 4-5 pound shelled durian costs more than 200 yuan. And just over 20 days ago, the price of durian was as low as <> yuan a catty.

There is no stock online, how is the offline fruit store?

In a fruit shop on Changbang South Road in Hangzhou, a group of customers gathered around the durian stall, "Boss, how many pounds is this durian?" Is it golden pillow durian? ”

"30 yuan a catty, this is a large core durian, the golden pillow durian has long been gone, and the wholesale market is out of stock." Lao Lou, the owner of the fruit store, told reporters that now the golden pillow durian on the market is out of stock, and the store sells large-core durian, which is what everyone calls "miscellaneous durian".

During the visit, the reporter found that a few fruit stores still sell gold-pillow durian, but the price is more than 40 yuan / jin, and the price of a durian is often two or three hundred yuan, which makes many people prohibitive.

The price of durian has increased, and it is the same throughout the country. Not only in the last week or two, but since the large number of durians on the market in mid-to-late April this year, the price of durians in the national market has been rising. According to media reports, the retail price of Thai gold-pillow durian in Chengdu two weeks ago was below 4 yuan / jin, but now it is approaching 33 yuan / jin.

Now the purchase depends on grabbing the next batch of durian in Thailand to be launched in June

"The more expensive the fire, the more expensive the more expensive", this is the current durian.

"The durian in my store is sold out every day, and I have to order it early the next day." Wu Boss Wu, a fruit store in Hangzhou Nongfa City Kitchen, said that this year's durian market is particularly hot, and fruit traders have felt it, "In May, the supply is sufficient, the price is low, we dare not buy in large quantities, for fear of smashing in our hands, and then the price came up, durian is still very sought-after, now go to the fruit market golden pillow durian to rely on robbery." ”

Is durian really so popular? The reporter's friend Lao Yang was a little puzzled, "Although durian is delicious, but eating too much will get tired and hot, such a high price to eat every day, what kind of family does it have to be?" ”

Why is durian so popular that the price has been rising? Some netizens once again blamed the price increase on the head of Simba, the anchor of Internet celebrity goods, "Simba single-handedly knocked down the price of durian, but now?" ”

Lao Lou has been doing fruit business for many years, he feels that this is a normal market law, every year there is such a wave of market, durian just on the market, the quantity will be reduced, and when the output goes down, the price will come up.

Boss Wu feels that it is still related to the epidemic. Affected by the epidemic in the past 3 years, the domestic market imported less fruit, this year the market recovered, a large number of imported durian into China, at the beginning of the low price, led to the fire of the durian market. Coupled with the price war of the e-commerce platform, the heating of the anchor with goods, and the "several fires" down, the popularity of durian is also high.

Lao Lou told reporters that in addition to the good taste and good taste of durian itself, its derivative products are also very popular, durian milk tea, cake are sold very well, very popular with young people.

In April this year, Guming launched a durian latte. Guming staff said that durian product sales have been good, the three products sold in the store - durian raw coconut latte, thick mangman durian and thick coconut durian are limited products, the price will maintain the original price during the limited sales period, and the durian used by Guming is directly imported from Thailand, and the current domestic durian price increase has little impact on product sales.

So, is there still a chance that the price of durian will come down? Lao Lou said: "When the second batch of durian in Thailand comes in June, the price should fall somewhat, but it will not drop too much." ”