According to the vegetable office of Haikou City, Hainan Province, Haikou organic agricultural products have made substantial progress in supermarkets. Recently, the first batch of 14 varieties of organic melon and vegetable products have been sold in two Carrefour stores in Haikou, where citizens can eat fresh and healthy organic food.
On the morning of November 11, the reporter saw at the organic agricultural products counter of Carrefour South Asia Store that the staff and shop assistants of a company in Hainan who delivered organic products to Carrefour South Asia Store were promoting organic agricultural products to the public. Delicate long beans and beautifully packaged papaya, tomatoes, peppers, fennel, etc. are arranged in order. According to reports, 14 of the first batch of organic agricultural products were put on the market on the 11th. The reporter saw that the price of one kilogram of organic pepper was more than 16 yuan, the price of each kilogram of small pumpkins was about 24 yuan, the price of balsam pear was about 18 yuan, and the price of each kilogram of pepper on the adjacent container of ordinary agricultural products was about 5 yuan. Although the price is higher than that of similar ordinary agricultural products, there are still many people coming to consult. According to the person in charge of Carrefour South Asia Store, it is estimated that the sales of a store should be around 1500 yuan on that day.
Su Shaoxiong, director of the Municipal Vegetable Office, said that Hainan Hongtai Tianyuan Organic Industry Co., Ltd. currently has three organic agricultural product bases in Haikou, respectively in Longquan Town, Shishan Town and Hongqi Town, each with a planting area of about 100 mu. Organic agricultural products have very high requirements for production. It is required that the production base has not used pesticides, fertilizers and other prohibited substances in recent years, and the seeds must come from nature without genetic technology transformation. Complete records and archives must be kept throughout the production process. It is reported that the government will increase support for organic agricultural enterprises in the future. In the near future, Haikou will have 5 sales points selling organic agricultural products, and strive to reach 100 distribution points within the year.
Cai Minghao, vice president of the Provincial Organic Agriculture Association, said that the State Council's opinions on promoting the construction and development of Hainan International Tourism Island pointed out that Hainan should vigorously develop modern tropical agriculture to make Hainan a national winter vegetable basket base and tropical fruit base. Compared with the current agricultural situation, organic agriculture has many advantages: it can provide the society with pollution-free, good taste, safe and environmentally friendly food, which is conducive to protecting people's health and reducing the incidence of disease; It can reduce environmental pollution and help restore ecological balance; It is conducive to improving the international competitiveness of China's agricultural products and increasing foreign exchange income; It is conducive to increasing rural employment, farmers' income and improving the level of agricultural production.
Cai Minghao believes that there are many advantages and broad prospects for the development of organic agriculture in Hainan. At present, there are more than 30 enterprises certified by Chinese organic certification agencies in Hainan.