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Heilongjiang festival promotes rice industry

Updated : 2018-10-17

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

The first Heilongjiang International Rice Festival took place at Harbin International Convention and Exhibition Center from Oct 9 to 11, in an effort to boost the development of the rice industry.

Around 1,500 representatives from 10 countries and regions, including scholars and experts in the fields of rice cultivation and logistics transport, attended the festival’s opening ceremony Oct 10.

Exhibition areas covering 12,000 square meters were set up during the festival. Exhibits demonstrating rice cultivation techniques, rice varieties, packing materials and cooking techniques were on display at 260 booths in nine exhibition areas. The whole industrial chain of rice production was on show for visitors.

During the festival, other activities such as a rice-tasting conference, several international rice brand forums and meetings on Heilongjiang province’s rice industry were held, helping to promote paddy cultivation culture and boost exchanges of rice cultivation technologies.

Rice varieties with high yield, good taste and excellent quality won awards, along with rice brands and enterprises with excellent customer feedback.

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The opening ceremony for the first Heilongjiang International Rice Festival takes place at Harbin International Convention and Exhibition Center Oct 10. [Photo/Chinanews.com]

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 An exhibition booth for Heilongjiang Beidacang Group [Photo/Chinanews.com]

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Visitors taste rice in the tasting area at the first Heilongjiang International Rice Festival Oct 10. [Photo/Chinanews.com]

 

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