Yunan Candied Date, Yunfu
There are many date trees within the borders of Yunan. Every year flowers bloom all over the field in spring and fruits are picked and collected in July of the next year. The fresh dates are processed with several ingredients giving prominence to sugar cane extract. With special craftwork, they are refined into Ducheng candied dates with unique local characteristics. Candied dates contain rich substances such as plant proteins, fat and sugar as well as microelements such as vitamins, calcium and iron, etc. It has effects of relieving the heart, moistening the lung and wetting one’s whistle. It is a famous traditional export specialty of Guangdong.