The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR
The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR
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Sea of red as China’s chilli heartland celebrates a bumper harvest

Aerial footage shows vast swathes of land in the west covered with peppers as farmers collect hundreds of thousands of tonnes

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The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR
The chilli harvest in Xinjiang accounts for a fifth of China’s total. Photo: CNR
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