(DALIANNEWS)- China·Dalian (Zhuanghe) International Strawberry Festival kicked off at Zhuanghe, a county-level city of Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, March 3, 2018.
During the inauguration ceremony of this festival, a white paper on the strawberry quality in Zhuanghe was issued, covering a wide array of aspects such as strawberry cultivation history, planting varieties, quality characteristics, market makes as well as quality technical guarantee in this area.
Zhuanghe government also signed cooperation with China’s leading e-commerce company Jingdong and Xinlongjia, a popular fresh food chain store, so as to promote its strawberry brand in China or even the world.
A total of ten designated strawberry greenhouses will open for the domestic and overseas tourists during the festival, which will continue to April 23 this year.
According to the report, Zhuanghe is recognized as the “Strawberry Town in China”, and the strawberry here is identified as the national geographical indication of agricultural products.
The strawberry here sees a planting area of up to 106,000 mu, with a yield of 105,400 tons. At the end of the 13th five-year plan, the planting area of strawberry in Zhuanghe will reach 130,000 mu with a yield of up to 120,000 tons.