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Top 5 -yesterday
- Dole plc announces sale of its Fresh Vegetables Division to Chiquita
- The Victorian stone fruit grower selling main orchard to focus on other 'exciting' opportunities
- SA grape farmers face more challenges amid rolling blackouts
- Polish importer makes tomato investments in Romania
- California avocado production forecast for 2023
Top 5 -last week
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- El Niño will probably add to misery of SA farmers
- Avocado consumption reduces total cholesterol and Ldl C
- Criminal ‘food sellers’ are posing problems in South Africa
- "I am destroying my celery because they humiliate us offering just a few cents"
- Pomegranate grower gets off expensive chemical carousel
Malaysia: Man with 'jackfruit' marijuana nabbed
The man in his 50s was apprehended by police while carrying the drugs in 23 packs of "jackfruit" in a gunny sack in the boot of his Proton Persona.
The "jackfruit", some as big as a rugby ball, were wrapped with paper and coated with brown-coloured box sealing tape which could be mistaken for the tropical fruits from afar.
Police, acting on a tip-off, followed the suspect who was on his way to town before intercepting his car near Bukit Gedung in Bayan Baru at about 3.30pm.
Penang Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department head Supt S. Batumalai said this was the first time he had seen drugs packed in such a manner.
"Usually, the processed version of drugs are packed in small, rectangular bags. We believe the suspect must have been in a hurry when he packed them," he said.
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