1000美元!印尼售出天价榴莲
2019-02-11 07:53:00


An Indonesian form of durian has been sold in a store on the island of Java for what might be a record price: $1,000 for a single fruit.(1)
在爪哇岛的一家商店内,一种印尼榴莲或以创纪录的价格售出:一颗高达1000美元。

Durian is enjoyed across many parts of Asia. The fruit is considered a treat, but also known for having a strong, unpleasant smell.(2)
榴莲在亚洲许多地方都很受欢迎。榴莲被认为是一种美味的水果,但也因其强烈、令人作呕的气味而闻名。

A group of farmers in central Java reportedly chose the "J-Queen" durian because it was said to have a special taste and feel.(3)
据报道,爪哇中部的一群农民选择种植“J-Queen”榴莲,因为据说该品种的气味和口感十分特别。

A farmer named Sudarno reported their comments.(4)
农民苏达诺(Sudarno)报道了他们的评论。

He grew the two rare durians, which were sold at a store in Tasikmalaya. They were sold for a little over $1,000 a piece.(5)
他种植的两种罕见的榴莲,目前在塔斯克马拉亚的一家商店内出售。每颗售价略高于1000美元。

Sudarno was asked why anyone would pay such a high price for a piece of fruit.(6)
有人问苏达诺,为什么有人愿花重金买一颗水果。

He said the production from this particular durian tree had failed in recent seasons. But a new fertilizer helped to produce fruit this year.(7)
他说,这种特殊榴莲树的产量在近几季都没能结果。但是今年的一种新肥料让榴莲树结出了果实。

Sudarno described the fruit's surface as creamy, like butter. "It's sweet...fluffy and delicious," he told the Reuters news agency.(8)
苏达诺告诉路透社记者,这种水果的表皮像奶油和黄油般滑腻,“十分香甜,蓬松可口。”

Durian are often grown in small or family-operated farms.(9)
一般小型或自家经营的农场会种植榴莲。

They are banned in some airports, public transportation systems and hotels in Southeast Asia because of their smell.(10)
鉴于其特殊的气味,东南亚的一些机场、公共交通系统和酒店禁止售卖(食用)榴莲。

The fruit is sometimes described as smelling like an open-air waste treatment center or turpentine when ready to eat.(11)
有时,这种水果被形容为散发着露天垃圾处理中心或松节油的味道。

Sudarno added that most of the 20 durians produced by his tree were not fully grown.(12)
苏达诺补充说,在榴莲树结出的20颗榴莲中,大多数都没有完全成熟。

Four were offered for sale, and two were sold. The others were made taken from the store after their quality worsened.(13)
其中四颗正在出售,两颗已经售出。其他几颗因卖相不佳被商店处理了。

Sudarno did not know who bought the fruit.(14)
苏达诺不知道买主的身份。

I'm Jonathan Evans.(15)
乔纳森·埃文斯为您播报。


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