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Dong’an County Develops Sweet Potato Industry

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Workers were busy drying sweet potatoes in Jiantian Village, Shuiling Township, Dong'an County on October 29. In 2017, Tang Yunyun, a post-90s college student, returned to the village to lead the villagers to plant sweet potatoes, and she later established an online shop named Yunmeizi Specialty House. She sold handmade sesame sweet potato chips, steamed dried sweet potatoes, sweet potato candy, ice cream sweet potato starch, and other serial sweet potato products. Over the past few years, more than 300 people in the surrounding villages such as Sanhe Village, Lefu Village, and Chejiao Village to join in sweet potato cultivation. This has created a production and sales chain of sweet potato with an annual output value of more than 5 million yuan. (Photo/Liu Lianbo, Chen Xuehua)

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government

Translator: Yu Jiangjiang

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