Sangzhi Radish

文章来源: CHINA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NEWS
发布时间: 2018/12/12 10:08:00

 

  Sangzhi County is under the jurisdiction of Zhangjiajie City of Hunan Province, with a long history of radish cultivation. According to the country records, the late Ming and early Qing Dynasty was the peak period of Sangzhi radish cultivation. Sangzhi County is located in the hinterland of Wuling Mountains, with high altitude, abundant rainfall, deep soil, rich organic matter and slightly acidic soil, which provides unique conditions for Sangzhi radish growth.


  Sangzhi radish features thin skin. juicy taste, white color as jade, crisp and sweet flavor, chewing without residue and rich in nutrition. It is regarded that long-term Sangzhi radish consumption can play a role in reducing blood lipids, softening blood vessels, stabilizing blood pressure. So it is known as "fresh ginseng grown in the mountains".


  Sangzhi County is a poverty alleviation county designated by China National Intellectual Property Adnimistration. Through the implementation of the protection of geographical indication products, there are more than 3,900 households totaled 11,000 farmers engaged in Sangzhi radish cultivation in the protected area of 10 townships, towns and forest farms. Sangzhi radish has promoted the development of local characteristic economy and helped the local people get rid of poverty and become rich.


  According to statistics, at present the planting area is about 18,000 mu, and the annual yield of fresh radish is about 72,000 tons, with an annual output value of 130 million yuan. Sangzhi radish products sales cover Changsha, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chongqing and other areas.


  (Courtesy of the IP Protection Department of CNIPA and Hunan Intellectual Property Office)


  

  (Editor Shao Jingjing)

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