Since all they had to do was take existing condoms and put them in existing wrappers, the tiny workshop was very efficient. They were able to crank out 20,000 pieces a day from their debut in December of last year until they and other condom-repackaging operations were shut down in late March.
Remember, if anyone offers you a great deal on a case of brand-name anything, there’s probably a reason why. Run away. Even though the China Daily headline says “fake-condom factory,” it sounds like the condoms themselves worked just fine: the problem was that they weren’t from the brands advertised on the packages.