China News Service, August 18. According to an article published by the "National Development and Reform Commission" public account on the 18th, it explained that moon cakes should not be sold in combination with other commodities.
Previously, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Commerce, and the State Administration for Market Regulation issued the "Announcement on Curbing "Sky-Priced" Mooncakes and Promoting the Healthy Development of the Industry, which clearly requires operators to sell boxed mooncakes without tying them in any form. Or mix and sell other products.
The article said that the relevant cost survey data showed that due to different fillings, packaging materials, etc., although there are certain differences in the production cost of boxed mooncakes, the overall production cost is not very high, and the average production cost is about 70 yuan per box.
In recent years, some companies have bundled or mixed sales of shark fin, bird's nest, ginseng, Cordyceps sinensis, tea, liquor, foreign wine, jewelry, silk scarves and other high-priced commodities and even luxury goods in boxed moon cakes. It is sold under the name of "moon cakes" and has become the main source of "high-priced" moon cakes.
This phenomenon not only deviates from the origin of traditional culture, but also makes moon cakes easy to alienate and become a carrier of corruption, which has a negative impact on social atmosphere.
According to the requirements of the "Announcement", operators selling boxed mooncakes shall not engage in the following behaviors: First, tie-in sales of other commodities.
The second is to mix moon cakes with other commodities.
Such as mixing tea, health products, wine and other commodities in the moon cake gift box, especially valuable commodities or luxury goods.
The third is tying or mixed sales in disguised names such as Mid-Autumn Festival gift boxes.
Such as placing high-priced goods and moon cakes in the Mid-Autumn Festival gift box at the same time to avoid supervision.
The above-mentioned acts will be investigated and punished by relevant departments in accordance with laws and regulations.