Market fairs in Zibo city, located in East China's Shandong province, are now filled with the Chinese New Year's atmosphere as the Spring Festival holiday fast approaches.
Zhoucun sesame seed cakes, a traditional snack originating from Zhoucun village, are being sold at market fairs in Zibo. [Photo/zbnews.net]
Local featured products such as Zhoucun sesame seed cakes, Boshan crisp meat pots and Mata Lake duck eggs are all on sale.
As one of the most important parts of the Lunar New Year, every place has its own hometown specialties that make people nostalgic and proud.
Local time-honored brand shop Jing De Dong issues a series of New Year gift boxes. [Photo/zbnews.net]
Recently, five Zibo brands – Zhoucun sesame seed cakes, Deyi's milk, Lutai Textile, Boshan kiwis and Qiao Daughter-in-law Food's soy sauce – were selected in the first batch of the Lunar New Year's food in Shandong.
Rabbit-themed pictures are designed for Lunar New Year's gift packages. [Photo/zbnews.net]
The local authorities in Zibo have also issued a series of Lunar New Year's gift packages which contain over 40 products from more than a dozen local food brands. Goods in the package include prepared dishes, cooked food, agricultural and sideline products and snacks.
With a real festive vibe now in the city, strolling around the street fairs is one of the most beloved activities for locals. A New Year's food fair will be held from Jan 6 to Feb 5 at the New World Commercial Street, every day from 10 am to 9 pm.