Ice business booms in baking Shanghai summer

STORY: The ice business is booming in Shanghai as temperatures soar

When temperatures top 98 Fahrenheit an ‘orange alert’ is issued

Staff at this ice factory work around the clock

hoisting 90 pound ice blocks onto trucks

Date: July 26, 2022

(Ye Xiangxiang, Yuhu Ice Company manager)

“Our business in 2022 is double that of a normal year. Our machine is running 24 hours a day non-stop. It’s working at its peak capacity. Our workers are resting only 2 to 3 hours a day.”

Yuhu’s regular customers are Shanghai farmers and seafood markets

but new customers from other cities have started ordering

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