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Money grows on trees with great walnuts of China


A group of walnut vendor playing cards by a roadside in Laishui town, in China's Heibei province. Walnuts are worth more than their weight in gold, with one farmer once reportedly bagging 160,000 yuan (US$26,000) for a pair - AFP Photo.

A group of walnut vendor playing cards by a roadside in Laishui town, in China's Heibei province. Walnuts are worth more than their weight in gold, with one farmer once reportedly bagging 160,000 yuan (US$26,000) for a pair - AFP Photo.


LAISHUI: Grinning with pride, a Chinese farmer held out two precious walnuts – globes so precisely symmetrical that consumers in search of hand massages value them more highly than gold.

   

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