In recent years, the city has constantly improved grain industry structure and extended industry development chain. Up to now, the city has 1 national-level leading enterprise of grain and oil processing, 35 provincial-level leading enterprises of agricultural industrialization, 27 provincial famous trademarks and 22 national and provincial model enterprises of grain and oil processing. By the end of this October, the city’s grain and oil processing industry has achieved output value of 17.9 billion yuan and sales revenue of 17.1 billion yuan, the state-owned grain purchase and sale enterprises are expected to be overall profitable for consecutive 16 years.
The city is proactive in innovation of grain industry development mode and forming a batch of grain industry clusters with large coverage and high driving capacity by means of promoting industrial agglomeration. It strengthens the building of grain quality and safety supervision to improve the operation mechanism of grain quality inspection system, and thus increasing the grain quality safety level of the whole process from field to dining table. The city strictly controls the grain purchase and storage management, popularizes the Anhui Intelligent Grain mobile APP grain selling system, and helps the big grain producers to sell grain by appointment. By the end of summer grain purchase, the city has purchased grain of 81,300 tons of which 19.8% are purchased through market. The city improves market regulation and constantly enhances the capability to resist the food security risks. Up to now, there are city-level grain reserves of 13,428 tons and county-level grain reserves of 50,950 tons in the city; there are totally 5 national-level grain and oil monitoring stations, 3 provincial-level grain and oil monitoring stations, 171 emergency supply stations, 36 emergency processing enterprises, 13 emergency distribution centers, and 3 bulwark emergency key enterprises. The state-owned grain enterprises have grains of 1,206,000 tons in stock (excluding central enterprise), the grain production security has realized zero accident for years since 2007.