The Xinjiang Hami Melon Auction Center in Kumul City celebrated the first Hami Melon auction of the year on the 23rd of June. The auction was broadcast on a large screen in the auction center. The screen displayed information regarding the melon variety, amount, and bids. The center officially opened for business in June. This is where the Hami melons are collected, selected, and traded. The center provides up-to-date information for the Hami melon industry, as well as services for storage, processing, refrigerated distribution, and investment. The center collects and integrates relevant date for the Hami melon industry.
Long Yin, the CEO of Chengdu Agricultural Trade Group, explained that farmers are able to sell their Hami melons for higher prices during an auction. At the same time, the selection process that precedes the auction guarantees a higher quality product for buyers.
Source: Xinhua News Network