The sales of packaged Luosifen totaled nearly 15.2 billion yuan last year, up 38.23 percent year on year, the bureau said.
Total sales of the Luosifen industrial chain, including raw materials and other affiliated industries, had exceeded 50 billion yuan (about 7.88 billion U.S. dollars) in 2021, data from the bureau showed.
Sales of Luosifen, an iconic delicacy known for its pungent smell in the city of Liuzhou, south Chinas Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, registered soaring growth in 2021, according to the Liuzhou Municipal Commerce Bureau.
Luosifen, an instant river-snail noodle mous for its distinctive pungent smell, is a local signature dish in Guangxi.
The export value of Luosifen during the period exceeded 8.24 million U.S. dollars, up 80 percent year on year, according to authorities.