Recently, Mr. Runlin Yao, Vice President of Kiwa, and Mr. Baoku Gai, Sales Manager of Kangtan Gerui, visited Xinjiang Production and Construction Corporation, Fifth Agricultural Division, Xinhu Reclamation for business meeting and further discussion on mutual cooperation.
According to the introduction by Mr. Chen, the principal of the reclamation, Xinhu Reclamation has a plantation of 6,000 Mu (approximately 998 acres) planting the crimson seedless grape (also known as bright red seedless, lady red or crimson), which is a kind of late maturing seedless grape hybridized with the emperor variety and C33-199 variety, which was carried out by the Fruit Tree Genetics & Breeding Laboratory of University of California, Davis, USA.
In year of 2000, this variety was planted for 133.3 hectares (approximately 329 acres) in Xinhu No. 3 Plantation of Fifth Agricultural Division. After 5 years of the planting has proved that crimson is an excellent grape variety gathering the advantages of late maturity, high yield, disease resistance, beautiful appearance, best quality, easy storage and transportation and long shelf life, etc. In Xinhu Reclamation, the crimson seedless grapes generally sprout in late April, and are harvested from October. Afterwards Production and Construction Corporation will unified the purchase, it primarily exported to foreign market.
Currently the grape plantation mainly uses the organic fertilizers made from animal wastes, and the fertilizer cost is relatively high. In order to improve quality of crops and meet the requirements of standard ecological and safe agricultural production system, the Reclamation will adopt the fertilizers produced by Kiwa. Mr. Runlin Yao also presented that Kiwa fertilizers are an important guarantee for ensuring quality of safety of agricultural products and realizing standard ecological and safe agricultural production. The central goals of fertilizer saving, pesticide reduction and water saving can fully reflect the concepts of ecology and environmental protection, and realize the “green, increased and efficient production mode.”
During the discussion, the parties also exchanged their opinions on how to fully make use of the advantages on technology, talents and platform, and tentatively came to the intention of cooperation. Mr. Chen, the principal of Reclamation, expected that the Reclamation would continuously receive the technical support through the cooperation with Kiwa to promote healthy and quick development of agricultural processing industry and modern agricultural in Xinjiang.
Mr. Runlin Yao, Vice President of Kiwa “besides this 6,000 mu (approximately 998 acres) of grape planation, Kiwa’s fertilizers will gradually adopted by the planation base of one million mu (approximately 165,000 acres) in the Reclamation. This cooperation will not only increase the sales, but also establish an outstanding partnership to support the implementation of Kiwa’s ecological and sage agriculture business plan.”