Shaxian delicacies

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Shaxian delicacies (simplified Chinese: 沙县小吃; traditional Chinese: 沙縣小吃; pinyin: Shāxiàn xiǎochī) refers to a style of cuisine from Sha County, Sanming, Fujian, China.

As of 1999 there were over 3,000 restaurants in Fujian Province serving Sha County cuisine.[1] As of 2007, about 13,000 restaurants throughout China, operated by natives of Sha County, serve the cuisine. Huang Fusong, an official of Fujian County, stated that 39 of the total 240 varieties of Shaxian snacks were national delicacies.[2] By 2011 there were over 4,000 restaurants under trademark from the Association of Shaxian Delicacies. There is a Fujian Shaxian Delicacies Development Office in existence.[1]


  1. ^ a b "What makes Shaxian Delicacies so popular?" CNTV. December 15, 2011. Retrieved on December 5, 2014.
  2. ^ Shan, Juan. "Shaxian farmers snack their way to success." China Daily. January 12, 2007. Retrieved on December 5, 2014.

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