With the rise in mercury levels, residents of the city are making a beeline for roadside fruit juices helping the sellers do brisk business. The sale of natural thirst quenchers such as coconut water and watermelon juice has picked up.
With sale soaring piles of ‘daab’ and water melons can be seen stocked up beside every street vendors’ shops. “Summers have just started and the sale has already shot up. As it becomes warmer outside we will expect sale to rise too. I sell almost 20-25 pieces per day and the number will definitely increase,” said Guddu Yadav, a coconut water vendor in Lalpur.
During the summers most prefer to stay indoors to avoid heat waves. That has not deterred them from going out occasionally for coconut water. “Coconut water and watermelons hydrates and keeps us cool from within,” said Priya, a Ranchi resident. [Read more...]