White lotus is a treasure throughout the body and has a wide range of uses. Its main product, lotus seed, is a premium food and a good tonic. It is rich in starch, protein, and raffinose. It can not only make many delicious dishes, Exquisite food can also be used as medicine in traditional Chinese medicine. Lotus root can be used as vegetables. The processed lotus root powder is rich in starch, fat, sugars, vitamins and inorganic salts. It is easy to digest and is a good tonic for young and old. Food; and lotus leaf is a common food packaging material, wrapped cooked food and sauce, amaranth, clean and fragrant, with unique flavor.
Guangchang enjoys the reputation of "the hometown of Tongxin Bailian" in China. With over 1300 years of historical deposition, Guangchang Tongxin White Lotus is famous for its whiteness like gelatin, large roundness, and sweet fragrance, and is known as "Treasure of Lotus".
In 1984, the first white lotus research institute in the country, Guangchang Lotus Research Institute, was established. Soon new varieties such as Ganlian 85-4, Ganlian 85-5, Ganlian 62 have come out one after another, doubling the yield per mu. At the same time, lotus technicians explored three-dimensional breeding techniques such as lotus rice interplanting, lotus field fish farming, etc., and comprehensively promoted the white lotus artificial pollination technology. The traditional white lotus injects the vitality of new technology and rejuvenates. The white lotus has a seed setting rate of 70% and an average yield of more than 30 kilograms per mu. In 1992 and 1993, Guangchang Tongxin Bailian successively won the gold medal of the first China Agricultural Expo and the gold medal of China High-quality Agricultural Products and Technology Achievement Equipment Exhibition. However, they were not satisfied and took the initiative to undertake the national "863" key research project-space lotus breeding research on white lotus seeds. In July 1994, they cooperated with the Institute of Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to select 442 white lotus seeds and carry satellites to travel in space. After the lotus seeds were recovered from the ground, after years of careful cultivation, six excellent varieties were selected. The white lotus seed set rate increased to more than 85%, the yield per mu increased by more than 35 kg, and the highest yield per mu reached 120 kg. Chang Bailian finally killed a "back carbine" in the new round of competition, and the annual planting area, total output and unit output ranked first in the county level.
In the county's professional market for white lotus trading, the market is crowded, and there are a lot of lotus farmers and white lotus sales agents who come to trade. A bag of Tongxin white lotus with large white grains is bagged in this batch of transactions. There is a boom in purchases and sales, and the hot trade.
It is understood that there are currently thousands of agricultural brokers in the county active in the field of white lotus transportation and sales. The average daily transaction volume of white lotus reaches 40,000 kilograms, which has formed the country's first professional market for white lotus trading. The county has also become the country's largest white lotus distribution center, price formation center and information release center.
In recent years, Guangchang County, Jiangxi Province has led the development of the white lotus industry with technology, and has developed a series of products such as lotus leaf tea, lotus root powder, lotus root, lotus seed moon cake, lotus seed juice, lotus leaf herbal tea, and fresh lotus root juice. At the same time, it has focused on the development of the lotus-based tourism industry, and created lotus tourism highlights such as the ancient lotus town of Yiqian, the first lotus village in the west of Yaoxi, and the Lotus Science and Technology Expo Park in Guangchang County, allowing the multi-functional value of the white lotus industry to be continuously developed and utilized. At present, the white lotus industry has become the pillar industry of Guangchang county economy and the main source of farmers' income. The annual transaction volume of the white lotus in the county is more than 8,000 tons, and at the same time, the tourism income of lotus is more than 60 million yuan.
Guangchang County Xinglian Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is located in the old industrial zone of Guangchang County, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, the hometown of white lotus. The company holds independent innovation and research and development of new products. , Lotus seed peeling and shell splitting machine, etc. After years of development and continuous expansion, there are more than 50 employees, many of whom are mechanical and technical elites, who are serious and responsible for their work and have superb professional skills.