Baijiu producers in mainland China have started producing bottles of high strength alcohol to be used in the medical industry to help fight against the current Wuhan coronavirus.
The Wei He factory located in Linqing city in China’s Shandong province recalled their work force back from their Chinese new year holiday to start immediate production and withing days had produced 1000,000 bottles of 75% alcohol to be donated as quickly as possible to medical staff across China.
Llinqing city’s front line staff battling against the virus were given the first batch on Wednesday.
The company issued a statement saying the bottles were donated to help front line workers fighting the virus and were produced to prevent supply shortages of medical necessities.
Another producer of baijiu in Shouguang city has also started producing high ABV baijiu for medical teams across the province of Shangdong. The first batch was finished on Friday and will be sold at cost.