15 February 2011

Davao Fruit Vending Norms

Davao fruit vendors are selling, these days, predominantly unripe mango and papaya. Most are sold from bicycles or motorbikes. They are displayed atop carts in various ways.

Some have strips of glass installed and arrange the bags of fruit in between:

Some nestle their goods in egg carton depressions:

Still others have rows of barbeque sticks coming out through styrofoam or cardboard boxes, and rest their fruit in between:

The sauces and condiments they use are similar to Manila, with some variations.

A choice between plain fine salt (left), or (right) rock salt pre-mixed with bagoong (fish sauce):

And the most bizarre abomination yet, bagoong pre-mixed with banana ketchup:

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