【雲上嶺南】What kind of Nansha green crab can sell for thousands of yuan?
In a column, Chen Xiaoqing, the chief director of A Bite of China, once described the scene of eating crab in Nansha, Guangzhou.
When we were talking, Lao Guo came up with a large basin of crabs and said that this is the most common green crab in saline water.
"The same kind of crab tastes completely different and takes different names each season. In the early stage of development, it is called a dying crab and then called heavy shell crab, soft shell crab, and now it is called water crab. And after a certain period of time, it would be called meat crab, roe crab," explained Guo. Guo took a straw, opened the umbilical region of the crab, inserted the straw into the crab, and handed it over to me. When I took a big bite, it was really all delicious crab juice.
The different growth stages of Nansha green crab are divided into dying crab, roe crab paste, and butter crab, among which a butter crab can sell for thousands of yuan!
As good water produces good crabs, before 2019, the green crab breeding mode was extensive, and it had a good reputation but no good brand.
The local government grasped the opportunity for the construction of a modern agricultural industrial park in Guangdong and raised funds to build the Fishery Industrial Park in Nansha District of Guangzhou, which started the transformation of green crabs' value in Nansha. Now the average annual income of local farmers is nearly 200,000 yuan, truly increasing the income of every farmer.