Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP
Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP
China Society

Chinese tradition and business meet as incense makers prepare for Lunar New Year

  • In Fujian, an ancestral craft becomes an enterprise that is said to supply a third of the world’s demand
  • One producer whose company turns out 15 million incense sticks a day says he has bowed to automation but insists dyeing and drying be done by hand

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Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP
Incense-making in Yongchun county has become a generational business and the product has a worldwide reputation. Photo: AFP
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