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  • From: "Hal Love" <>
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  • Subject: [NAFEX] Re: help reading Chinese fruit labels
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 16:56:26 -0500

Another Chinese co-worker just looked up the last character on the first
label. It means "jujube".


> Mark,
> I asked a Chinese co-worker to help translate your labels. For the "Dried
> Date" label, the first two characters identify a provence in southern
> the third means "Honey" and the last is a type of fruit that she has never
> seen in the US, but she does not know the english name for it.
> The second label translates to: "The perfect fruit from Hong Kong".
> Sorry, that did not help much.
> Hal
> ****
> I recently purchased some fruit at an Asian grocery store. I am not
> sure what I have, so I scanned the labels and posted them at the page
> linked below:
> One looks like jujube and has no English on the package. The other says
> "dried date", but the picture on the package looks more like plum fruit
> and leaves and the fruit in the package looks like chunks of wood. I
> would be interested in hearing from any NAFEX people or their Chinese
> speaking friends with any clues on what I have.
> Thanks,
> Mark Lee, Seattle

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