September 27, 2012 - Has the final step in the marketization of everything been reached? Oddity Central on selling bottled fresh
air as a luxury item to residents of urban and industrial areas:
It‚Äôs no secret China has a huge air pollution problem. Chen
Guangbiao, a famous Chinese businessman and philanthropist, has recently launched a line of canned fresh air collected from various parts of China and Taiwan. The product is called ‚ÄúChen Guangbiao: Nice Guy‚ÄĚ and sells for about $0.80.
He has recently started selling canned fresh air collected from ‚Äúrevolutionary‚ÄĚ areas of China, including Jinggang Mountain in Jiangxi Province and some ethnic minority areas and Taiwan. ‚ÄĚOne only has to open the can, directly ‚Äėdrink‚Äô it or put the nose close to the can to breath deeply,‚ÄĚ Chen said.Before the big launch of ‚ÄĚChen Guangbiao: Nice Guy‚ÄĚ canned air, Brother Biao said he was confident of its success, because there are lots of people in big cities inhaling air mixed with vehicle exhaust every day who are dying for a breath of fresh air.