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The long-term impact of COVID-19 on the vegetable industry

2020/12/23 16:48:21

(1) Improvement of consumer awareness

With the popularization of mobile Internet applications, especially the rise of consumer groups dominated by young people, the general public's perception of vegetable products consumption will undergo a great change. On the one hand, the demand for green, healthy and safe vegetable products will be clearer and stronger; on the other hand, there will be higher expectations for the standardization of vegetable products, and as a result, there will be more standardization and compliance with relevant regulations for vegetable products. More consumer markets.

(2) Upgrade of the consumer market

The new pneumonia epidemic reminds people of food hygiene and safety, and the development prospect of vegetable products is green and organic food.

(3) Smooth sales channels

The outbreak of the new type of pneumonia will further change the trading methods of fresh vegetables. Before, we were still used to going to the vegetable market, but after this time, many people will get used to shopping online. From the perspective of scene experience, the vast majority of future vegetable purchases will be done online, even if customers go to an offline supermarket or store to see, the transaction will also be done online, such as placing orders on the spot on mobile phones and by express delivery Delivered to your home. Next, modern logistics methods such as e-commerce, online transactions, telemarketing, community store chains, and cold chain distribution will be promoted.

(4) Smarter vegetable production

Vegetable production has the characteristics of short cycle and storage resistance. Affected by the increase in labor costs, new equipment and new machinery for vegetable production will be gradually promoted in the future, including the development and commissioning of new sensors, integrated water and fertilizer efficient water-saving irrigation facilities, and plant protection UAVs, 5G networks, satellites, etc., vegetable production will gradually enter the digital and intelligent stage.

(5) Increase in vegetable commercialization rate

In the future, food processing companies will establish long-term and stable cooperative relations with major vegetable production areas, and deep-process them during the peak season to make pickled vegetables, dehydrated vegetables, quick-frozen vegetables and fresh vegetables, etc., to alleviate the pressure of centralized marketing and increase the added value of vegetables. It is to minimize the economic loss of farmers as much as possible when vegetables are "difficult to sell".

(6) Diversified supply models

Overall consideration of urban population, vegetable base scale, transportation location, logistics trend, construction and transformation of large-scale wholesale markets and vegetable wholesale markets in production areas, focusing on the construction of cold storage, processing and distribution, electronic settlement, information and traceability platforms, quality and safety testing, and transactions With infrastructure such as halls and waste treatment, a sensitive, safe, standardized, and efficient vegetable logistics and information platform will be built to ensure vegetable supply and stabilize market prices.

(7) Optimization of industrial space

The epidemic has a greater impact on the cultivation of open-field vegetables, but has less impact on the production of vegetables in facilities. The epidemic spreads in cities, and the requirements for urban governance have further increased. With regard to the supply of urban residents, urban managers and ordinary people are aware of the impact of vegetables. The importance of cities. From the perspective of the spatial development of the vegetable industry, city managers will give priority to the development of a moderately large-scale vegetable industry around the city to protect the basic needs of the city; from the perspective of the vegetable industry structure, the epidemic once again highlights the ability of facility vegetable production. With the characteristics of rapid, multi-stubble, and continuous production, and little influence from the outside world, the proportion of facility production and open field production will further increase.

(8) Informationization of vegetable circulation

In the future, vegetable production information will be combined with circulation information to build a vegetable public service platform covering major vegetable production areas and major wholesale markets across the country, standardize information collection standards, improve information working mechanisms, and strengthen the relevant foundations of collection points, information channels, and network centers Facilities construction, regular collection and release of vegetable prices, supply and demand and other information, establish vegetable market monitoring and early warning systems in large and medium-sized cities, and improve vegetable information monitoring, early warning and release systems.