Lingbao apples are famous all over the world for its big size, rich sugar content, and strong fragrance. With a planting area of more than 20,000 hectares, Lingbao apples fall into as many as 120 categories, some of which have won the one after another championship in the appraisal organized by the nation, including the Xinhongxing, Hongfushi, Qingxiangjiao, Xiaoguoguang and other varieties. Therefore, Lingbao was recognized as the base for superior apples and the base for apple export. Lingbao apples have been exported to
Macao, south-east Asia and
East Europe. Rich in nutrition, Lingbao apples can be eaten directly, preserved, canned, or made into jam or juice beverages.