Monday, December 18, 2006

The Fruits of International Trade


What the heck is this? It made its way to the produce department in my grocery store but it was not labeled. On top are kiwis; below are prickly pears. That ugly thing in the middle may or may not be edible. Whatever it is, I can almost guarantee that it is here as a result of international trade and I bet it passed through Customs.

3 comments:

Rafael said...

The fruit in question is a citrus, called Buddha's hand. More info can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha%27s_hand.

Larry F. said...

Outstanding. Thanks for the info.

Mark L. said...

Buddha's hand lemon are grown commonly in California these days.