CHINA People across China make a variety of snacks during Lunar New Year

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People across China make a variety of snacks during Lunar New Year

Xinhua

14:05, February 15, 2021

A child buys "sugar melon", a Lunar New Year snack made of malt sugar, glutinous rice and sesame, in Yiyuan County, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 10, 2015. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Photo by Zhao Dongshan/Xinhua)

A villager makes sesame candies ahead of the Lunar New Year in Jingxian County, Xuancheng, east China's Anhui Province, Feb. 6, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Zhou Mu)

Tourists wait to be served with Yuanxiao, boiled glutinous rice flour balls typically consumed at the end of the Lunar New Year holiday, at Tianshan Tianchi National Park in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Feb. 17, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Sadat)

Villager Chen Jin'e makes Mahua, a fried twisted dough snack, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Yuangudui Village of Weiyuan County, Dingxi, northwest China's Gansu Province, Feb. 6, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Ma Xiping)

Volunteers make fish-shaped dough snacks symbolizing cornucopia ahead of the Lunar New Year in Zaozhuang, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 2, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Photo by Sun Zhongzhe/Xinhua)

A villager makes Huamo, steamed buns with elaborate flowery decorations, in Xiwang Village of Tianheng Township, Jimo District, Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 1, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Photo by Liang Xiaopeng/Xinhua)

A worker adds final touches to Niangao rice cakes ahead of the Lunar New Year at a food factory in Hai'an City of Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Photo by Xiang Zhonglin/Xinhua)

A boy tastes freshly cooked Pansan, a kind of deep-fried dough snack popular among people of the Tu ethnic group during the Lunar New Year holiday, in Baiya Village of Weiyuan Township, Huzhu Tu Autonomous County, Haidong, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Feb. 5, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang)

A cook makes "Bang Bang chicken", a local tenderized chicken snack, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Yingjing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Liu Mengqi)

Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2021 shows syrup-wrapped fruit clusters for sale at a Lunar New Year market in Yingkou, northeast China's Liaoning Province. Lunar New Year ranks among the most important festivals in China, and the celebrations are multifaceted, including food. When the Lunar New Year comes, people across China make a variety of snacks which they believe will bring good fortune. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng)

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