Original title: Dragon Boat Festival is coming to Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province
China News Service, Jiaxing, June 9 (Zhou Sunyu, Shen Hang, Ren Jie) It is a traditional Chinese custom to wrap and eat zongzi, and it is also a way for overseas Chinese to miss their hometown. As the Dragon Boat Festival approaches this year, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, which is rich in rice dumplings, has also entered the “peak season” for exporting rice dumplings.
Recently, Jiaxing Customs, a subsidiary of Hangzhou Customs, opened a “green channel” and quickly inspected and released a batch of exported rice dumplings to ensure that they were successfully put on shelves in Hong Kong before the Dragon Boat Festival.
“In the past, Zongzi was mainly exported to Asia, North America and other places. This year, the company has developed new products such as mini palm and multi-grain palm. At the same time, it has actively explored new markets and the export volume has risen steadily. The export volume of Zongzi in the first five months exceeded 160 tons, an increase over previous years. 15%.” said Shen Qian, business representative of the Import and Export Department of Zhejiang Wufangzhai Industrial Co., Ltd.
Shen Qian said that in the past month, the company’s rice dumpling workers had “full firepower”. On average, each person had to pack 4-5 rice dumplings per minute, with a maximum production capacity of 2 million rice dumplings per day. At present, in order to further increase production capacity, the company will also open a new automatic binding line production line.
It is understood that, in order to make the export of Zongzi this season food go faster and smoother, Jiaxing Customs has strengthened the safety supervision of product quality through a series of inspections while ensuring the fast customs clearance of exported Zongzi. Including the strict verification of the self-inspection report provided by the enterprise and the verification of each batch of raw materials required for the production of zongzi, the implementation of laboratory inspections according to the risk; the verification of the implementation of the main responsibility of the enterprise, and the verification of the HACCP enterprise food safety management system, etc. .
“We also arrange special personnel to exchange trade risks and countermeasures with companies, help companies understand foreign technical trade measures, and clarify requirements for export declaration, supervision, and sampling of zongzi. We hope that more overseas compatriots will be able to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, a characteristic traditional festival. During the period, I tasted the taste of hometown rice dumplings.” The relevant staff of Jiaxing Customs introduced. (Finish)