[Poverty alleviation story] Guizhou prickly pear industry helps poverty alleviation: small fruits all over Qianshan have large industries

  [Explanation] At seven o’clock in the evening, in the Hongcai Junong Cili Processing Factory in Panzhou City, Guizhou Province, two food processing lines using Ciliria as raw materials are under intense operation. Workers are working overtime and busy for the coming Stocking for the Spring Festival.

  [Live Voice] Geng Jiawei, Director of Oral Liquid Production Workshop of Guizhou Hongcai Junong Processing Factory

  Our two liters of raw juice is to squeeze out our (prickly pear) juice, filter it, and then distribute it directly into our two-liter non-phosphorus bags. After the bacteria are killed, it can be sold directly to the market.

  [Contemporary] As a unique wild resource on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, prickly pear is rich in extremely high vitamin C, vitamin P, SOD (superoxide dismutase) and "dual use of food and medicine". attention.

Although prickly pear fruit is rich in high nutritional value, it is not suitable for eating raw and not suitable for long-term storage. Therefore, how to use it as a raw material for deep processing, extend the industrial chain, increase added value, and maximize the economic benefits of prickly pear. It has become the focus of the production and research of Hongcai Junong Cili Processing Plant.

  [Live Voice] Ren Kun, General Manager of Panzhou Prickly Pear Production and Research Center

  Now we have 8 production lines, two fresh fruit juice lines, a 2L raw juice production line, an oral liquid line, a dried fruit line, lozenges, a can drink line, and pet bottle drink money.

We have now sold more than 300,000 terminals in 14 provinces, and now our full range of products are available online and offline.

  [Explanation] After recent years of exploration, the prickly pear industry in Panzhou has embarked on a road of industrialization.

The implementation of industrialization is inseparable from standardized base planting, picking and purchase.

  [Explanation] Walking into Jiaxi Village, Prickly Pear Industrial Park, Panguan Town, Panzhou City, although it is already winter, the hills are full of greenery, and many prickly pear trees come into view.

Just a few years ago, Jiaxi Village was only a poor village in the deep mountains, with dangerous high roads and poor resources. Most of the villagers went out to work.

In 2013, Nie Deyou, a coal boss who started a business abroad, accidentally heard about the demand for prickly pear in foreign markets, and returned to his hometown to lead the villagers to develop prickly pear.

  [Concurrent] Nie Deyou, Party Secretary, Liancun, Cili Industrial Park, Panguan Town, Panzhou City, Guizhou Province

  The industry is not random. It must be based on local conditions, because we already have this prickly pear in the wild, so we should cultivate it to ensure that it has a good effect.

  [Explanation] After making up his mind to develop prickly pear, Nie Deyou bought 800,000 prickly pear seedlings and sent them to the villagers for planting. After planting the saplings, he went to the field to check, but the result was not satisfactory—only 20 left in the ground. Ten thousand prickly pear seedlings, and the other more than 600,000 plants were taken by the common people to dry them for firewood.

  [Concurrent] Li Xiaoyu, a villager in Jiaxi Village, Panguan Town, Panzhou City, Guizhou Province

  It feels like this thing is all over the mountain. You said that this prickly pear can get rid of poverty and become prosperous. We didn't believe it at all. So when they planted prickly pears in my field, they even pulled out the prickly pears before they knew I. lost.

  [Explanation] The villagers’ incomprehension did not discourage Nie Deyou. Nie Deyou and the local government went door-to-door to do the ideological work of the common people. In the end, Guizhou’s largest prickly pear planting base settled here.

  [Concurrent] Nie Deyou, Party Secretary, Liancun, Cili Industrial Park, Panguan Town, Panzhou City, Guizhou Province

  So far, the total cultivated area of ​​prickly pear has been 31,205 acres, covering 3498 households with 9446 people, of which 423 poor households with 842 people have been filed and registered by poor households. By 2019, all poor households have been cleared out of poverty.

  [Concurrent] Ren Guangwei, a villager in Jiaxi Village, Panzhou City, Guizhou Province

  In the past, when we planted corn, our annual income was about 6,000 to 7,000 yuan. Now, after planting prickly pear, my land dividend can also be distributed to more than 8,000 yuan. In addition, my family of three works in it. The annual income is a little more than 60,000 yuan, plus the land transfer capital, which has an income of nearly 70,000 yuan.

  [Concurrent] Li Xiaoyu, a villager in Jiaxi Village, Panguan Town, Panzhou City, Guizhou Province

  Nowadays, after large-scale planting of prickly pear, it has been developed by the research and development department. It has so many nutrients and has so many benefits to the human body. Now we hope that it can be made bigger and stronger and out of our Guizhou. Even out of our China.

  [Explanation] According to the data, Guizhou Province has focused on developing prickly pear as one of the 12 advantageous and characteristic agricultural industries in the campaign to promote poverty alleviation.

In addition, companies related to the prickly pear industry, including Hongcai Junong, are also increasing their research and development efforts.

The small fruit of prickly pear has now become a "new business card" for Guizhou to go abroad.

  [Concurrent] Ren Kun, General Manager of Panzhou Prickly Pear Production and Research Center

  Since the beginning of this year, we have also successively exported prickly pear products to France and Japan, mainly with the help of overseas scientific research forces, in-depth research on prickly pear, developing products with higher added value, and increasing the international reputation of prickly pear products. In the future, we also plan to Prickly pear products are exported to more countries, and the new business card of Guizhou prickly pear is promoted to the world through scientific research cooperation and product development.

  (Reporter Pu Wensi, Guizhou Liupanshui report, part of the material source: Panzhou Radio and Television Station)

Editor in charge: [Zhang Kaixin]