Luogang Nuomici ( Lichee)

 

Luogang Nuomici is produced in Luogang District, Guangzhou City of Guangdong Province. According to records, in the Ming Dynasty, a type of wild lichee plant, that is a natural grown lichee without grafting, was found in such areas from the foot to the top of Mount  Luofeng. In the hot summer when the cicadas sing, lichee fruits are in season. The villagers named it "Nuomici" (a kind of snack made of glutinous rice, raw oil and sugar, which is famous for its fragrance, smoothness and sweetness) for its thick flesh, small pit and sweet taste. After hundreds of  years of experience in cultivation and breeding, several regions around Mount Luofeng of Luogang have developed into famous Nuomici lichee production base.

Luogang Nuomici featuring the characteristics of bright red peel, tender and smooth flesh with white color, succulent texture, sweet and savory juice with no residue. The average fruit weight is more than 25g, and the edible rate is 80%. Through the implementation of geographical indication protection, deep excavation of historical and cultural resources of litchi, the products are exported to Southeast Asia, Europe and America. (Courtesy of the IP Protection Department of CNIPA)

2020-07-22