Korla Fragrant Pear is produced in the administrative areas under the jurisdiction of Korla City, Aksu City, Alar City, Yuli County, Luntai County, Kuche County, Shaya County, Xinhe County, Awati county and Wensu County in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The protected area is located at the south foot of Tianshan Mountain and the north edge of Tarim Basin, with an altitude of 850-1125 meters. It belongs to the inland arid temperate climate, with sufficient sunshine, less precipitation and large evaporation.
The unique natural geography and climate conditions determine the unique quality of Korla Fragrant Pear. The fruits of Korla Fragrant Pear are broadly oval or spindle-shaped, with green or yellow green peel and some with red halo. It has the characteristic of thin peel, white flesh, tender and crisp taste, juicy and sweet flavor, fragrant smell. The fruit is very durable for storage.
In recent years, the local government and industry association have continuously improved the geographical indications protection level, issued relevant protection documents, launched special actions to safeguard rights and crack down on counterfeits, carried out promotion activities in large-scale supermarkets to popularized information to consumers. These measures have achieved good results and continuously optimized the business environment. (Courtesy of the IP Protection Department of CNIPA)2019-10-23