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Old 08-05-2016, 03:19 PM   #1
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Default How a humble farmer turned his unwanted watermelons into fast-selling 'lucky' fruit

A farmer from Pingdingshan, China, took drastic action to cut declining sales of watermelon
He carved characters with lucky meanings such as 'prosperity' and 'Chinese dream' onto the fruit
In 11 days he managed to sell three tonnes of watermelons which are in popular demand from passersby

What a really good idea! Gu Xinliang showcases his fruit carved
the word 'longevity' (left and right) and 'dragon' (middle)

Clever Marketing for the win.
Chance favors the prepared mind.
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