There are 126000 catering enterprises in Hunan. Cultural catering, healthy catering, fashion and characteristic catering have become the market leading
Source: Huasheng Online
Published on: June 21, 2017
There are 126000 catering enterprises in the whole province
Cultural catering, healthy catering, fashion and characteristic catering have become market leading
Huasheng online, June 20 (reporter Zhou Yuegui, correspondent Liu Ke, Shen Xilin) in recent years, the transformation and upgrading of the catering industry in the province in the face of adversity has achieved initial results, the research and development of Hunan cuisine bring forth new ideas, the culture of Hunan cuisine continues to flourish, and Hunan cuisine goes further out of Hunan. The fifth general meeting of the provincial Catering Industry Association held in Changsha today released the relevant information on the development of the catering industry in our province.
According to reports, at present, there are 126000 registered catering enterprises (including hotel catering) in the whole province, with more than 3 million employees. In 2016, the province's catering income reached 135.9 billion yuan, and the quality and safety of the catering industry improved in an all-round way. Cultural catering, healthy catering, fashion and special catering have become the dominant market.
The research and development of Hunan cuisine brings forth the new. Hunan cuisine research and development center has been set up by the provincial Food Association. Some municipal and state associations and Hunan cuisine enterprises have also established Hunan cuisine research and development institutions. They have carried out multi-level research and development on Hunan cuisine, including the innovation of traditional dishes, the introduction of dishes from other provinces, the listing of new materials and seasonings, the new requirements for nutrition and health, and the new tastes of the younger generation, as well as the research and development of different techniques of Hunan cuisine.
Hunan cuisine culture is booming. China (Hengdong) hometown of native vegetables, China (Liuyang) steamed vegetable Town, China (Nanyue) vegetarian Town, China (Qidong) daylily village and other geographical indication collective trademarks have been successfully applied. Xiangyin County is applying for the hometown of Chinese lake fresh food. Last year, Hunan cuisine was included in the provincial cultural heritage list of Hunan Province.
Hunan cuisine comes out of Hunan, and the fragrance goes further. There are more than 5000 Hunan restaurants in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and 13 in Hong Kong. Liu Guochu, chairman of the provincial catering industry association and chairman of Changsha catering group, said that the export of Hunan cuisine also led to the export of Hunan cuisine ingredients and products. The association is vigorously promoting the export of Hunan cuisine. At present, several foreign enterprises are contacting and introducing Hunan cuisine brands.