Recently, in the poverty alleviation demonstration park of Maotang passion fruit industry in Qinpai Community, Baixu Town, Shanglin County, villagers were busy in pruning the vine of the passion fruit.
It is reported that the demonstration park is planned and constructed by Nanning Passion Fruit Agricultural Investment Co., Ltd., with 820 mu of land transferred in Maotang Village. At present, 616 mu of passion fruit has been planted in the demonstration park, with an annual output value of about 12 million yuan and a profit of about 2.5 million yuan. According to Huang Kui, chairman of the company, the 600-mu lotus pond next to the demonstration park will be included in the development plan this year to create a beautiful, clean, modern and efficient passion fruit tourism garden, which will boost the development of rural tourism in Baixu Town. The tourism garden is expected to accept more than 5,000 new tourists each year, and the direct tourism benefit is expected to reach 500,000 yuan after the completion of the construction.