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双语:全球最贵草莓 香港天价草莓150元一颗

分类:英语资讯 作者:默然 评论:0 点击: 418 次 日期:2017-02-14


  A single piece of fruit from the Kotoka Strawberry Gift Box costs 168 Hong Kong dollars.

  仅有一颗草莓的科托卡草莓礼盒售价168港币。

  Hong Kong may have the world’s most expensive strawberry.

  香港可能有全球最贵的草莓。

  Reported by The Times , a single strawberry from the Kotoka Strawberry Gift Box costs 168 HKD, which is roughly $21.60. The gift box can be found at CitySuper, described as an “haunt bourgeois Hong Kong supermarket chain” by The Times. The supermarket’ advertises itself as a “mega lifestyle speciality store”.

  据英国《泰晤士报》报道,仅有一颗草莓的科托卡草莓礼盒售价168港币,大约合21.6美元。该礼盒出现在Citysuper的货架上,这里被《泰晤士报》称作是“中产阶级出没的超市”。这家超市的广告宣传中也称自己是一家“服务百万富豪的精品超市”。

  The extremely expensive strawberry comes in an off-white cardboard box filled with synthetic straw. The fruit itself is “Fresh by Air From Japan” according to a sticker on the box.

  这天价草莓装在一个米白色的纸箱里,周围填充着人造稻草。盒子上的标签写着,水果“从日本新鲜空运而来”。

  The Kotoka strawberry is grown in Nara, a Japanese city near Osaka. The rare fruit has “a good acidity and rich sweetness” according to Nara.

  科托卡草莓生长在日本奈良,离大阪很近的一个城市。据奈良市的相关介绍,这种稀有的水果“酸甜度完美”。

  A picture of the Kotoka Strawberry Gift Box was shared in a Facebook group called Hong Kong Moms, sparking a number of concerned comments. “And what is the difference between this wasteful splurge or spending $30,000 on a designer handbag?!? Same self indulgence…”Miriam Kamhin wrote.

  脸书上一个叫“香港妈妈”的团体上传了这个科托卡草莓礼盒的图片,引起了许多人的热议。“这种卖弄奢华和花3万美元买一款设计师的手袋有什么区别吗?都是自我恣纵!” Miriam Kamhin写道。

  “Absolutely criminal! By everyone involved, the producer, the retailer, the customer! All should be fined and jailed…really disgusted!!!” said Facebook user Sarah Maria Vandré.

  脸书用户Sarah Maria Vandré.说,“这简直就是犯罪!从生产商、零售商到消费者,每个人都有份!每个人都应当被罚款,去坐牢……真让人讨厌!”

  Whatsmore, CitySuper’s high prices aren’t limited to just strawberries. Hong Kong Free Press reported that the supermarket also stocked a HK$1,488 watermelon, a HK$78 peach and an HK$888 bundle of grapes.

  不仅如此,CitySuper超市可不是只有天价草莓。香港自由出版社报道,该超市里还有1488港币一个的西瓜和78港币一个的桃子,888港币一串的葡萄。

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