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15 July 2015

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Special local products-Yiyang

Yiyang Bamboo Art Objects
Yiyang's bamboo art has a long history. It produces more than 800 kinds of bamboo woven articles, bamboo carvings and bamboo ornaments, of which summer sleeping mats made of Shuizhu(a kind of bamboo named Phyllostachys heteroclada Oliver in Latin), furniture made of Xiaoyu bamboo and Yiyang paper umbrellas are the most famous.

 

Anhua Pine Needle Tea
Anhua Pine Needle Tea, one of the three famous kinds of tea in Hunan province, is made of thin and tender tealeaves in the high mountains of Anhua. It got such an interesting name from its shape of pine needles. Such tea is clear with a faint aroma, and tastes sweet and mellow.


Yiyang-brand Fragrant Glutinous Rice Cake with Sesame Seeds
Meticulously prepared with glutinous rice, sesame seeds and white sugar, Yiyang-brand Fragrant Glutinous Rice Cake with Sesame Seeds has a history of nearly 200 years. As an old famous-brand snack of China, the cake enjoys a high reputation in Central and South of Hunan.