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Chinese consumers’ fear of contaminated food sends the value of manuka honey from New Zealand soaring

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olluted and unsafe foods and products have compelled Chinese consumers to buy overseas goods that offer natural, untainted experiences. Two 250-gram jars of manuka honey, touted for its antibacterial qualities, from New Zealand are selling for $127.
9 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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