Chanthaburi Gardeners Collect Damaged DuriansA group of Chanthaburi gardeners have collected up hundreds of durians which were damaged during a summer thunderstorm. They paid 1 THB per KG for the damaged durians.
CHANTHABURI – April 27,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; Chanthaburi Provincial Administration Organization, Mr. Rangsarit Rattanaphan and Mr. Soodjai Ritthiyothee (a representative of Chanthaburi gardener group) had taken hundreds of damaged durians which were blown out of over 40 trees during a summer thunderstorm. The durians were damaged and now can’t be sold.
Mr. Thanaphon Kitkarn (Mayor of Chanthaburi Provincial Administration Organization) had also provided an area of land where the damaged durians can be buried in order to prevent them from being sold at market. All the damaged durians were collected up from each plantation and the farmers were given 1 THB per KG. The Chanthaburi gardeners group had already paid out over 40,000 THB for damaged durians.
Mr. Thanaphon Kitkarn (Mayor of Chanthaburi Provincial Administration Organization) said that he would like to thank the Chanthaburi gardeners group for their help and concern for the damaged durians.