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Demand soars for edible bird's nests in Vietnam
Posted: 08/19/2013 09:00:00 AM PDT
Updated: 08/19/2013 09:16:15 AM PDT
Vietnamese hope to meet demand for edible bird's nests
Motorcyclists and cyclists ride on a street inside a newly developed residential quarter in Hanoi. (HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images)HANOI, Vietnam - In Vietnam, where the average income is $151 a month, Mai Vu and husband David Nguyen routinely spend $250 on edible bird's nest. The couple accounts for the soaring appetite among Vietnam's young and upwardly mobile population for one of the world's most expensive foods, congealed saliva of Asian swiftlets. The country's expanding middle class hungers for healthy food. ...
"Vietnamese hope to meet demand for edible bird's nests"
Motorcyclists and cyclists ride on a street inside a newly developed residential quarter in Hanoi. (HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images) ((HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images))
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