The tea industry in Haiyang has grown rapidly in recent years.
On a hilly expanse of farmland near the coast of East China's Shandong province, Wan Qiuhua has earned enough from her crops to buy her only son an apartment and car, giving him the opportunity to get married and live a comfortable life.
Yantai tea was included in the first batch of the national agricultural product geographical indication protection list.
Longkou fensi, a type of vermicelli made from bean starch, is a traditional specialty in Yantai and throughout China. The vermicelli is tender, refreshing, smooth, and chewy. No additives are used in its production.
Yantai is the hometown of apples. The Yantai apple has more than 100 varieties.
Yantai is the birthplace of China's first wine estate, Changyu Pioneer Wine Co, which was founded by diplomat Zhang Bishi in 1892.