CHINA’S VINEGAR TOWN -QingXu

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Qingxu is the birthplace of Shanxi vinegar. It has always been known as the "Vinegar Town". The history of vinegar brewing can be traced back thousands of years. Research show that every minute, more than 2 tons of vinegar are sent around the world.

        

The vinegar produced in Qingxu reached its peak during the Ming and Qing dynasties, and the most famous one is "Baoyuan Vinegar Workshop".

         

It was built in the Ming Dynasty and has a history of 591 years. No matter how the history changes, the brewing skills andquality of the vinegar will remain unchanged.The reputation of Baoyuan Vinegar is always the same regardless of the nobles or ordinary  people. Today,Shanxi Shuita Vinegar Industry has  restored this Ming and  Qing vinegar workshop on the site of Baoyuan Vinegar Workshop. The ancient vinegar craftsmanship is fully reproduced from the vinegar brewing utensils, raw materials, and processes. It is both an exhibition hall and a production workshop.

       

 Qingxu is not a big place , but there are more than 60 vinegar brewing companies. Among them,the well-known vinegar production enterprise belongsto Shanxi Shuita Vinegar Industry.There are 10,000 large vinegar tanks inthe courtyard,the scene is spectacular.