THE DISTRIBUTION & EXPORT CENTER OF POTATO IN CHINA
THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF INTENSIVE CULTIVATION AND AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION
Shandong is recognized as one of the most intensively cultivation areas of potatoes in China, with the highest average yield in the country. The planting technology is mature and the market demand for agricultural machinery continues to grow.
ACCELERATING SEED POTATO BREEDING BASES
The utilization rate of virus-free seed potato in Shandong has reached more than 90%, ranking first in China. Besides, Shandong is the distribution center of seed potatoes, which drives the potato trade in the surrounding areas such as Henan, Anhui and Hebei. The local government advocates introducing excellent potato varieties and improving the breeding system.
GREAT POTENTIAL FOR IN-DEPTH DEVELOPMENT OF POTATO INDUSTRY
The Shandong government is actively promoting the development of potato industrialization, building a potato industry development system integrating planting, production, deep processing and marketing, effectively extending the industrial chain and increasing the added value of potatoes.
BOOMING EXPORT MARKET FOR FRESH POTATOES
Shandong potato exports are mainly fresh potatoes with an annual export volume of about 300,000 tonnes, accounting for 70 - 75% of China's total potato exports, ranking first in China.