Five city tea driedWucheng Dried Tea

Home Food 2018-11-27

Wucheng Dried Tea, a specialty of Xiuning County, Anhui Province, is a national geographical indication product.

Wucheng Tea is a delicious food for both old and young people. It is dry and salty, pure and delicious, flexible and mellow, and rich in nutrition.

In March 2010, Wucheng Tea Dry was awarded the title of National Geographic Indications Protection Product.

Wucheng tea is red-brown in dry color, uniform in color, with oil moistening taste, moderate salty and sweet taste, strong aroma, fine texture, continuous folding, soft, strong and elastic. The dried tea is refined from more than ten natural materials such as high quality soybean and licorice. And the color of sauce red, chewing long, lasting aftertaste, toughness, folding and other characteristics. In addition to rich vegetable protein, it also contains 18 kinds of amino acids needed by human body, as well as more than ten trace elements such as calcium, magnesium, molybdenum, manganese, selenium, strontium and copper.

Wucheng Tea Dry, a traditional specialty of Huizhou, was founded in the late Southern Song Dynasty during the period of Lizong. Its technology matured in the Yuan Dynasty and flourished in the Qing Dynasty.

Xiuning County is located in the mountainous area of southern Anhui Province. It has a subtropical monsoon climate with distinct seasons and abundant rainfall. The average annual temperature is 15.5-16.4 C, and the precipitation is between 1400-1700 mm. Ratshui and Hengjiang valleys present the lower terrain Hetao Plain, and the river system in the territory belongs to Qiantang River and Yangtze River valleys. There are 237 large and small rivers in the territory, which merge into Xin'an River, Suijiang River, Qujiang River and Yanjiang River. The total length of the river is about 910 kilometers, the flow of the river is 2.242 billion cubic meters, and the theoretical reserves of water resources are 154 million kilowatts. The main river rate water and Hengjiang River run across the whole territory from west to East in the South and north of the county boundary respectively. The total area of the river basin is 1947 square kilometers, which is suitable for legume cultivation.

By the end of 2017, there were nearly 80 tea dried processing households in Wucheng County, about 290 people engaged in tofu dried processing, and about 15,000 Jin of soybeans were processed every day. The output of tea dried in this village accounted for 80% of the whole town and more than 60% of the whole city. A large number of tea dried products were exported to Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Hefei and Wuhu.

In March 2010, Wucheng Tea Dry was awarded the title of National Geographic Indications Protection Product.

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