4 Gifts Are the Most Popular in Mid-Autumn Festival2016-09-30 09:49:54Share:
In China，the Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional one. Giving gifts to their friends, parents, relatives, and staff is a common custom.
Not every person can come up with ideal gift options easily, so China Highlights recommends the following top 4 gifts to you.
1. Mooncake — The Classic Must-Give Gift
Average price: 100–200 yuan (15–30 USD) per box (5–8 per box)
During the Mid-Autumn Festival, mooncakes are must-have food and people usually take mooncakes as a must-have gift too. A box of mooncakes is basically enough. If you can't figure out other better ideas, giving mooncakes is a choice that will never be rejected.
For consideration, these are several recommended classic mooncakes’ flavors: five kernels and roast pork, lotus seed paste, and red bean paste.
We also have some new flavors for you: chocolate, green tea, and ice cream. These fashionable flavors are popular mostly among young people.
2. Fresh Hairy Crab — The Most Delicious Gift
Average price: 150–250 yuan (23–38 USD) per kg
For eating fresh hairy crab, autumn is the best season, so this crab is listed as a gift for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Having a family reunion meal is a tradition. Hairy crab has tender meat, nutritious value, and delicious taste, people regard it as a delicacy on the meal table. You can order hairy crab online and have it delivered to recipients as a gift.
See more on Hairy Crab in Shanghai, where it's extremely popular.
3. Tea — Nice Drink with Mooncakes
Average price: 100–200 yuan (15–30 USD) per kg
In China, a cup of tea is a good match to go with dessert like mooncakes. Chinese always regard tea as a healthy drink. Mooncakes might be too sweet, so tea can ease the taste. In daily life Chinese also use tea to serve to guests. Therefore, tea is highly recommended as a gift during all the festivals.
4. Fruit Basket — Healthy and Decorated Beautifully
Average price: 50 yuan (8 USD) per kg
Giving fruit baskets are also common as a gift. For the Mid-Autumn Festival, pears, grapes, grapefruits, and pomegranates are the most popular ones. In autumn they are all ripe and have good meanings. For example, during the Mid-Autumn Festival, eating a pear symbolizes your family won't be apart.
Chinese think that it's healthier to eat seasonal fruit, so it's a good idea to give a fruit basket with the fruits listed above.
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