The price of longan in Gaozhou, Guangdong has increased by more than 30% compared with last year

Gaozhou in July: following the end of the lychee season, longans came to market one after another. At present, a small amount of local longan has begun to mature. Affected by the typhoon and other climatic factors, the production of Gaozhou longan has been reduced, and the harvest period has been delayed by about a week. The initial listing price has increased by 30% to 40% compared with the same period last year, and the price of Chuliang longan is about 24RMB/kg.

According to a report by China News Service, Gaozhou is the birthplace of Chuliang longan, and is known as the "Hometown of Longan in China". The city's longan planting area is over 21,333 hectares, with varieties such as Chuliang longan and Shijiao longan, with an annual output of 180,000 tons. Among them, the best quality Chuliang longan has a planting area of ​​over 17,333 hectares.

According to the Gaozhou Municipal Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Gaozhou has a longan planting history of more than 2,200 years. Gaozhou has become a top-class distribution center for the processing and sales of fresh and dried longan fruits, with an annual processing capacity of over 100,000 tons of fresh longan fruits. This year, due to the typhoon and other climatic factors, the production of Gaozhou longan has decreased, the harvest period has been delayed by about a week, and the initial listing price has increased by 30% to 40% compared with the same period last year. The current ones on the market are some early-ripening fruits, and the batches will need to wait until late July.

The harvest of longan in Jigongling Fruit Farm in Fenjie Town, Gaozhou began on July 8. According to the fruit farm, now workers' hours are arranged according to the maturity of the fruit, as it is not possible to pick it every day. At present, the purchase price of Shixia longan on its fruit farm is 5RMB/kg, and the price of Chuliang longan is 6RMB/kg. The fruits will be steadily available in about a week.

According to the introduction, the price of Shixia longan was 20RMB/kg at the beginning of the market, and the price of Chuliang longan was about 24RMB/kg. Due to the reduction in production, it is expected that the price of longan will be relatively stable this year, and the price will not drop significantly in the later period due to a large number of listings. At present, all the fresh longan fruits are sent every day to the Guangxi Fruit Wholesale Market. When longan is in the market in larger quantities, the fresh fruit will be sold for processing.

Gaozhou Chuliang longan has a global promotion area of ​​more than 166,666 hectares, covering Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and other countries and regions, and is now the variety with the largest growing area in the world.

Source: ifreshfair.com


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