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Long queues form in HCM City as residents wait to buy dragon fruit bread

Hundreds of local residents stood in long queues in front of a bakery in HCM City on February 17 as they waited to purchase fresh dragon fruit bread amid fears surrounding the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

 

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ABC Bakery on Nguyen Trai street in Ho Chi Minh City proves popular with local residents as a large number of customers wait in front of the shop to purchase freshly made dragon fruit bread.

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The dragon fruit bread aims to support farmers who are facing difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Each day the bakery opens at 8am.

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On average the bakery produces 14 batches daily with a batch selling roughly every 15 minutes.

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The bakery has been selling two kinds of bread, dragon fruit bread which costs VND6,000 each, and taro dragon fruit bread which can be bought for VND18,000 each.

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Each customer is only allowed to purchase a maximum of five loafs of bread at a time.

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Customers patiently wait as the weather in the southern city drops to below 35 degree Celsius.

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