2017 Nantou County Magistrate County Tea

          The results of the 2017 Nantou County Commissioner’s Grand Prize Tea Competition were announced, with the Grand Prize in the Clear Fragrance Category won by Huang Ming Village; the Grand Prize in the Ripe Fragrance Category was won by Chen Huangbin. County Mayor Lin Ming Chien said that in order to stop imported tea from being mixed for the competition, he will study countermeasures and will permanently disqualify the participants if found.

          The Nantou County Governor’s Premium Tea Competition was re-evaluated at the Lugou Tea Improvement Farm on the 18th, with County Governor Lin Ming Chien personally supervising the competition, and the elimination rate of tea samples was nearly 50%, showing the county government’s determination to ensure the brand and quality of “County Governor’s Premium Tea”.

          The county magistrate’s special class tea competition is dominated by Qingxin Oolong tea, which distinguishes two groups of fragrant and ripe flavours according to the baking temperature. There are 120 fragrant fragrant contests, with an elimination rate of 48.333%; 116 ripe fragrants have participated in the elimination rate. Is 49.138%. After the review, County Mayor Lin Mingqin personally announced the winners. The winners of the special prize in the fragrance group are Huang Mingcun; the first prizes are Huang Mingjiang, Huang Mingcun and Xie Wangshan. Chen Huangbin, winner of the special prize in the cooked incense category; first prize Ye Zhenwei, Lai Shiyong, and Jiang Caizhen.

          Lim Ming Chien said that this year, although the number of pieces of county chiefs to participate in the Grand Tea Competition is less than last year, but the quality is better than last year can be said to be excellence. County Agriculture Association Director General Tsang Ming-sui also said that this year’s entry is less than last year’s tea samples, the judges believe that more sophisticated than last year.

          As imported tea mixed with local tea to participate in the tea area competition, was recently detected, affecting credibility. County Governor Lin Ming-yu said that the county special tea competition will study the response to the countermeasures, once seized will be permanently disqualified.

Source: Nanting County Government.

2018 Meishan Township Farmers’ Association, Chiayi County


           In the 2018 Great Alishan Mountain Spring Fine Tea Competition, there were 1010 points for the Oolong Group and 748 points for the Jinxuan Group. On the 9th, the evaluation work was carried out in the new financial building of the Meishan Rural Association. The time is strictly screened, and the Grand Prize, Champion Prize and each graded award will be announced at 3 pm on the 15th. The Qingxin Oolong Tea Group-the special prize was awarded by Mr. Ye Jincheng, and the Jinxuan Tea Group-the special prize was awarded by Ms. Huang Shuqing. The award presentation and exhibition will be held at the Meishan Park parking lot at 10 am on the 27th.

          Meishan Township Farmers’ Association hosted the Great Alishan 

          Mountain Spring and Winter Excellent Tea Appraisal Competition. It was sponsored by the Chiayi County Government and commissioned by the Meishan Township Farmers’ Association. In 107 Spring Qingxin Oolong Tea Group and Jinxuan Tea Group totaled 1,758 points (Tea Like 22 jin per point). 

          The evaluation process was conducted by a 12-person preliminary review team, Lin Jinchi, head of the tea reform farm industry service section of the Council of Agriculture, Guo Kuanfu, former head of the Yuchi branch, and Yang Shengxun, head of the promotion section of the tea industry improvement farm of the Council of Agriculture, to complete the preliminary review, review, and other evaluations. Jian work. The tea from the Meishan Township Farmers’ Association this year’s spring tea competition was sent to the Agriculture and Food Administration and the Chiayi County Government’s Agricultural Department for pesticide residue testing, and all of them met the standard values set by the government health agency.

          Yan Tongmao, secretary of the Meishan Rural Association, pointed out that in 107, the Alishan high mountain spring tea has been screened and evaluated by the first trial team over the past few days. The number of spring tea paid in 107 has increased slightly, which is more than 400 points more than the total number of spring teas last year. The climate is suitable. There are many green tea pickers in various areas of Meishan Township, which is helpful to tea farmers. The Meishan Agricultural Association has always been actively guiding the tea industry and gradually reducing the confidence of tea farmers in packaging. It has been known as a champion tea .

          Lin Jinchi, Director of Industrial Services Section of the Tea Plant Reform of the Council of Agriculture, said that the results of this spring tea review were generally excellent, slightly better than most of the spring tea last year. Because the weather during the tea making period this year is good, the relative tea making conditions should be better. 

          There is room for diligence, but in the process of tea appraisal, it is found that a few are green. Section Chief Lin pointed out that this year’s spring tea production period was concentrated in April. During tea production, the sun was moderate and the temperature rose, but some of the tea production was slightly insufficient with sunlight, which obviously affected the quality of tea. He called on tea farmers to wither and ferment in the tea production process. The temperature and humidity of roasted tea must be properly controlled to improve the quality of tea.

          Winners of the 107th Spring Competition: Green Heart Oolong Tea Group – Grand Prize: Ye Jincheng from Ruili Village, Meishan Township. Champion Yeh Weichen, Chen Musheng, Zhang Xiaohua and three others. First Prize: 27 winners, including Wu Ming Han. Gold Prize – 86 winners, including Chen Mingsheng. Excellent Prize Three Plums Chen Zhenshan and 279 others. Excellent Prize Ye Yongan and 186 others. 42.4% of the total number of points were not entered.

          Golden Xuan Tea-Grand Prize Miss Huang Shuqing, Ruili Village, Meishan Town. There are three winners including Chen Xinwei, Huang Xuzheng and Chen Yicong. First prize Wang Hongcheng and other 19 people. The gold medal Qiu Hongren and other 59 people. 59 winners including Meiqiuhongren for Excellence Award. Mr. Wang Wenxiong, the highest prize; 122 winners. Non-finalists accounted for 52.4% of the total.The above list will be published on the website of Meishan Township Farmers Association. 

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2012 Meishan Township Farmers Association, Chiayi County


Journalist Qiu Jinrong/Jiayi County Report

          Affected by the climate, the production of mountain tea in Alishan has decreased sharply this year, but the quality has been relatively improved. Meishan Township Farmers Association on the 30th in Meishan Park parking lot held Jiayi County 101 Alishan Mountain Winter Tea Competition Award Ceremony and Exhibition, many tea lovers do not fear the cold flow to taste and buy, the scene is hot.

          Jiayi County 101 Alishan Mountain Winter Tea Competition was completed on December 4-11 in Meishan Township Farmers’ Association Tea Review Room, Wulong Group and Jin Yu Group Special Prize was won by Chen Yi Cong, Huang Jiadong, both from Meishan Township Ruifeng Tea District, Ruifeng Tea District became the biggest winner of this year’s winter tea competition.

          Plum Hill Country Farmers Association director-general Huang Shiyu pointed out that this year’s entry points only 2,275 points (22 kg per point), including the green heart oolong tea group 1,087 points, Jin Xuan tea group 1,188 points, much less than last year, but the evaluation agreed that the quality of winter tea this year to improve, so Plum Hill Country Farmers Association championship tea purchase guarantee price also increased for the Cyan heart oolong tea per kg 60,000 yuan, Jin Xuan tea 25,000 yuan.

          30 drizzle, the temperature plummeted, the winter fine tea award 

          ceremony and exhibition site attracted a large number of people, including county governor Zhang Huaguan, legislative committee Chen clear, Meishan township chief Liu Hongwen and the Agricultural Food Administration, the Agricultural Commission tea improvement farm, Jiayi County Agricultural Association and other agricultural organs actively participated. Trade fair live trading hot, because consumers have a special love for the competition tea, try tea soon after the deal, which the special prize Ullong tea even shouted to 80,000 yuan, the popularity can be seen.

County Governor Zhang Huaguan, legislative committee Chen clear and other awards to the award-winning tea farmers, and personally to the exhibition booth, Alishan mountain tea aroma, throat rhyme praise. 

          Zhang Huaguan said in his speech, Jiayi out of good tea, the world’s first class, Alishan mountain tea produced at an altitude of 800 to 1,500 meters, coupled with excellent tea-making technology, quality has been recognized from all walks of life

          Zhang Hua Guan said that the county government has already seen good results from the “branded agriculture” implemented by the county government and believes that it will continue to follow this right path in the future so that the farmers in Jiayi County can gain reasonable and long-term benefits.

          This winter good tea not only won the award tea “for new packaging”, the first prize above the tea are attached to the county chief Zhang Huaguan, the evaluation teacher and Meishan Township Farmers Association Director-General signed the certificate, in addition to improving the texture, but also let Jiayi County government hang to ensure that Alishan tea more

 competitive.Source: Yaben Newspapers.

2010 Chiayi Meishan Township Farmers Association

Lu Yanting/Jiayi reports.

          Alishan high-altitude fine spring tea competition results were released yesterday, the award ceremony and exhibition and sale of tea attracted national businessmen and hobbyists to buy, Meishan Farmers’ Association said, because of the mainlanders and Taiwanese businessmen rush to boost the market, the average price of spring tea up 10%, especially the ranking before the announcement, within ten minutes all the competition tea was snapped up, the popularity of a proof.

          Chiayi County alpine tea is the leading tea industry, planting area of 2,210 hectares, in recent years, the county government unified the alpine tea region to “Alishan alpine tea” brand to enter the market, has long made a name in the market, supply exceeds demand also stimulate tea farmers willing to compete.

          Chen Jinhe and Guo Qiulian received special awards

          Mei Shan Farmers Association pointed out that this year’s spring tea production is flat, the quality is excellent, so the number of tea entries is more than 30,000 kg, the shortlisting rate of 60%, the evaluation is divided into two groups of green heart oolong and Jinxuan, respectively, by the Mei Shan Township Taihe Village tea farmer Chen Jinhe and village tea farmer Guo Qiulian took the Grand Prize.

          Mei Shan Farmers Association pointed out that this year’s spring tea production is flat, the quality is excellent, so the number of tea entries is more than 30,000 kg, the shortlisting rate of 60%, the evaluation is divided into two groups of green heart oolong and Jinxuan, respectively, by the Mei Shan Township Taihe Village tea farmer Chen Jinhe and village tea farmer Guo Qiulian took the Grand Prize.

          The favorite oolong tea from mainland Chinese customers bids at 35,000

Meishan Agricultural Society pointed out that landlords especially like high mountain tea, but also specified to buy first-class tea, coupled with Taiwanese repurchase gifts, resulting in spring tea prices followed the overall rise. County Mayor Truong Hoa Kuan also stressed that despite the massive invasion of low-quality Vietnamese tea, Alishan high mountain tea has a history of production and marketing, the mark of origin and anti-counterfeiting DNA and other lines of defense, consumers can buy with confidence.

          In addition, after experiencing the pains of the 2009 floods, Meishan Township Taihe Village 15 tea farmers to see their homes turned into ruins, deeply aware of the huge impact of industrial and ecological imbalance, decided to give up the previous tea not to plant trees concept, choose to plant trees to reshape the texture of the mountains and forests, strong home vitality.

Source: China News.

Taiwan’s first good tea in 2006.

          In order to encourage tea farmers to produce safe, high quality and healthy tea products and to promote the health benefits of drinking tea, the Executive Yuan’s Council of Agriculture has held the “National Quality Tea Competition” every year since 1993, which has been well received by tea farmers and consumers, and has helped promote the art of tea and the interests of tea farmers. This year (95), under the eager expectation of the people of Taiwan, the “National Quality Tea Competition” will be held again, hoping that through the group competition, the industrial culture and tea characteristics of Taiwan’s tea region will be fully displayed, and that through the joint efforts of tea farmers, tea factories and people from all walks of life, consumers will be able to enjoy Taiwan’s good tea, and the domestic tea industry will be encouraged to establish its brand and expand domestic and foreign markets, so that Taiwan’s tea will become the world’s top tea.

          Deputy Director Li pointed out in his speech at the 2006 National Spring Quality Tea Evaluation Conference that tea is an important high-yielding crop in China, and in recent years, through the continuous efforts of local agricultural authorities, farmers’ groups and tea farmers, quality teas from around the world are becoming more and more sophisticated, such as Wenshan bag tea, frozen top oolong tea, pine and cypress oolong tea, Tieguanyin tea, Oriental Beauty tea, etc., each with their own characteristics and loved by consumers. . 

          In addition to encouraging tea farmers to refine their tea-making techniques and continue to create the best Taiwanese teas in the world in order to enhance the competitiveness and popularity of Taiwan’s teas in the international market, the Council’s main objective is to encourage tea farmers to strengthen the management of their tea gardens, attach importance to tea-making techniques, and encourage regions to produce safe, high-quality specialty teas that can be operated sustainably for a certain period of time. This will create new glories for Taiwan’s tea exports and opportunities for the development of the tea industry.

Source: Agricultural Committee of the Administrative Council.