'Luxury' nonu everyday sustenance for Saanapu family

By Adel Fruean 27 February 2021, 7:10PM

It's marketed to international consumers as a luxury health "superfood" - but unbeknownst to them, nonu fruit is found in backyards across Samoa and a source of income for families in a tough economy.  

On a typical Saturday morning, some families around Samoa are catching up on household chores and making preparations for a Sunday feast (toonai). Not so for a father of five from Sa’anapu who wakes early, and with his three young children collect nonu fruit all morning, pile them in front of their home and wait for buyers to come calling. 

By Adel Fruean 27 February 2021, 7:10PM
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