Tongguan Wansheng Condiment Garden Company Awarded as “Weinan Cultural Industry Demonstration Unit”
Recently, Tongguan Wansheng Condiment Garden Company was awarded as the first of some few peer companies honoured as being a “Cultural Industry Demonstration Unit”.
Tongguan Wansheng Condiment Garden Company is one of the typical representatives of “food pickle” industry in Tongguan County. Following its establishment, “Culture leads brand and brand drives industry” were their main basic products for development. The company endeavoured to find out more about the historical and cultural heritage of Tongguan pickles. To date, 54 representative types of the skills to prepare this food were dug out and specified as “intangible cultural heritage” food, all of which were, moreover, also emulated as sand-crafts. Especially, the sculptures by some important persons like Lun Hsun, Wang Jie-shan, who came to Tongguan to have a taste of pickles, are treated as “business cards” in Tongguan County.
With strong support by County’s Party Committee and the County Government, this company is setting out to find further traditional pickle preparing skills, now even to pro-actively establishing a unique cultural exhibition center on Tongguan’s food pickle skills. which is scheduled for opening to the public in June of this year. This project will, beyond this, serve to developing this industry and to preserving this unmatched traditional skill.