On January 6, the employees of the Longshang Town Agricultural Technology Company, Minle County, Gansu Province were crafting “Danfengchaoyang fancy steamed buns” in the rural fancy steamed buns processing workshop”.
Over the past few days, the employees of the Longshang Town Agricultural Technology Company, Minle County, Gansu Province have been working extra shifts to make and package various types of “fancy steamed buns” for the festive market.
It is learned that the people in the Hexi Corridor, Gansu Province have the traditional custom of making “fancy steamed buns” at every festival and at New Year. After returning home, Wu Jide, a young entrepreneur born in Heishan Village, Minle County in the 1980s, started making steamed buns by the traditional technology according to the northwest people’s dietary habits. After continuous exploration, he has developed 41 varieties of “local-flavor steamed buns”, including mini baked buns with purple sweet potato, pancake with scented beans, fried mini Chinese doughnut, snowflake steamed bread, mini baked buns with sphallerocerpus gracilis, and pancake made from highland barley flour, taking the impoverished villagers to a road of poverty elimination. The “steamed buns” made by them are best sellers at every festival and at New Year owing to its special flavor.