Xinjiang, northwest China, the hinterland of Eurasia, mainly has temperate continental climate. It is hot and dry in summer and cold in winter. This gives grapes a very good environment to grow, long sunshine, making grapes produce more sugar, so this is also the geographical advantage of Xinjiang.
Xinjiang grapes yield is high, but fresh grapes are easy to deteriorate, but if made into raisins, they can be preserved for a long time. Xinjiang Turpan seedless grapes are the most famous raisins. Turpan has a hot and dry climate. There are many holes in the walls of the shade-drying room built of bricks. In the middle, there are wooden sticks. The mature seedless grapes are laid on the brackets. After the hot wind blowing, the raisins of high quality can be quickly obtained.
The nutritional value of raisins is also very high. Frequent use of raisins can improve the body's metabolic function, eliminate excess fat, smooth blood flow, lower high blood pressure, normal blood pressure and so on. This is also the reason why raisins are used as food partners, such as baking bread with some raisins.