Camellia oleifera industry in China has entered a stage of rapid development

Camellia Tea Seed
Published Aug 7, 2023

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Camellia oleifera is a significant woody oil plant in China and plays a vital role in the country's rural industries. The planting area of Camellia oleifera is expanding rapidly, reaching 70 million mu, and the camellia oil production capacity is the highest in history. However, there are urgent problems that need to be addressed, such as the lack of quality standards, insufficient investment in science and technology, and the need for improved varieties. Efforts are being made to increase the production capacity of Camellia oleifera and ensure the safety of grain and oil in China.
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Camellia oleifera is a unique woody edible oil tree species in my country. Together with olive, oil palm and coconut, it is called the four major woody oil plants in the world. Camellia oleifera is mainly distributed in the hilly and mountainous areas of the south, and has been planted in my country for more than 2,000 years. It plays an important role in the revitalization of rural industries. During the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, 23.25 million mu of Camellia oleifera was planted nationwide, and 20 million mu of low-yield and low-efficiency forests were transformed. By 2025, the planting area of Camellia oleifera nationwide will strive to reach more than 90 million mu. Camellia oil production capacity reached 20 million tons. According to the data from the Camellia Camellia Industry Development Forum, which was held recently in China’s rural characteristic and advantageous industry development summit, the national Camellia oleifera planting area is about 70 million mu, and the ...
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