China: Fuping persimmons enter market in bulk

Fuping County in Shaanxi Province enjoyed an abundant harvest of persimmons in the last week of October. Persimmon juice, persimmon wine, persimmon vinegar, persimmon tea, preserved persimmon... Fuping County has it all, from production to retail. The overall surface area devoted to persimmon plantation in Fuping County reached 16,667 hectares with an annual production volume of more than 60 thousand tons of fresh persimmon and 13 thousand tons of processed persimmon, with a total production value of more than 1 billion yuan [140 million USD].

Factory worker peels persimmon

Factory worker peels persimmon

The surface area devoted to persimmon plantation in Fuping County is estimated to reach 2,667 hectares in 2025, with a production volume of 500 thousand tons of fresh persimmon and 100 thousand tons of processed persimmon, and a production value of more than 5 billion yuan [720 million USD].

Source: Xinhua News Agency


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