Huilai litchi is a traditional good fruit in Chaoshan area, known as one of the "four best fruits in Lingnan", and is well known at home and abroad for its freshness, fragrance and sweetness. The unique climate and natural environment conditions provide a good ecological environment for the growth and development of Huilai litchi, forming obvious regional advantages, with strong regional product characteristics.
Huilai litchi, also known as Danli and Lizhi, together with banana, pineapple and longan, is known as the "four major fruits in south China". Because the flesh is crystal clear as white jade, fruit shaped like early miss purse bag, commonly known as "jade purse." Litchi is rich in sugar, protein, vitamins, fat, citric acid, pectin, phosphorus, iron and so on. Contains a variety of trace elements, is beneficial to the human body fruit.
On December 27, 2007, the former AqSIQ approved the implementation of geographical indication product protection for "Huilai Litchi". Huilai county has a long history of planting litchi. Today, the county's litchi planting area has reached 210,000 mu, accounting for 52.1% of the county's total economic forest area; The main varieties are March red, feizi xiao, cinnamon flavor, glutinous rice paste, huai zhi, etc., the rate of good seed is 87%.
In recent years, the county make full use of its advantages in resources, according to the requirements of the base, industrialization and specialization, highlight the brand development strategy, to large-scale, intensive, formed two series three bases "area" quality litchi production base of 100000 mu, 120, founded the litchi planting ZhuanYe Village orchard 350, more than 100 mu base 1500, established the "farmers + company" Business model, production, processing, circulation and other links closely linked industrial system has been improved, litchi production has become the pillar industry of the county's agricultural economy. Huilai County of Guangdong Province (under Jieyang City) is the hometown of China's lychee. Huilai County is the largest lychee production area in eastern Guangdong province. It has a long history of planting lychee, which is said to have settled in the Tang Dynasty.
Now in The Town of Kuitan Qianqiu village still retains thousands of years old litchi, still leafy. Now, the planting area of litchi in the county has increased to 210,000 mu, accounting for 52.1% of the total area of economic forest in the county, the main varieties are March red, shuidong, Feizi xiao, cinnamon flavor, glutinous rice dumplings, black leaves, huai zhi, etc., the rate of good seed reached 87%. Today, the county's litchi planting area has reached 210,000 mu, accounting for 52.1% of the county's total economic forest area; The main varieties are March red, feizi xiao, cinnamon flavor, glutinous rice paste, huai zhi, etc., the rate of good seed is 87%.
In recent years, the county gives full play to its resource advantages, in accordance with the requirements of base, industrialization and specialization, highlights the brand development strategy, steps toward large-scale and intensive, and forms a high-quality litchi production base of 100,000 mu "One belt, two systems and three bases", and has established 120 specialized litchi planting villages, 350 orchards and 1,500 bases of more than 100 mu. The business model of "peasant household + company" has been established, and the industrial system of production, processing, circulation and other links closely linked has been constantly improved. Litchi production has become the pillar industry of the county's agricultural economy. Last year, Huilai lychee realized the same day picking the same day direct sales in Hong Kong, but also exported to the United States and Southeast Asia and other countries and regions, has become the real world sense of China's lychee hometown.
The protection scope of geographical indication products of Huilai litchi shall be subject to the scope proposed in The Letter on Demarcating The Producing Area of Huilai Litchi (Huifu Letter  No. 16) of Huilai County, Guangdong Province, and shall be the administrative area under the jurisdiction of Huilai County, Guangdong Province.