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Danzhou Zongzi

ehainan.gov.cn | Updated: 2022-03-17


Danzhou Zongzi, also known as rice dumplings, has a long history that can be traced back to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). It is a Danzhou specialty in Hainan province, a national geographical indication protected product, and a municipal intangible cultural heritage item. It has a large number of varieties and uses ingredients that are abundant in the province. It's estimated that an average of 30 million rice dumplings are sold annually, generating 360 million yuan ($56.7 million) in sales volume.

Watch the video to check out the cooking technique of Danzhou zongzi!