On the shelves of China’s Xi’an specialty products exhibition center, there is a special commodity: air. The air is filled up to 750 mL per tank, the market price of 18CYN.（about 2GBP）
Guo Linwen, chief executive of Shaanxi East Forestry Bureau, said: “this is a tourist souvenir, which is the specialty of our Forest Park. Xi’an haze serious, a lot of people come to our Forest Park ‘oxygen’. Therefore, we think that visitors to ‘oxygen’, as we sell the ‘air’.”
The production and sale of these “canned air”, is the eastern Shaanxi province forestry bureau.
Shaanxi Ningdong forestry bureau is an old state-owned enterprises, was founded in 1958, Shaanxi is one of the six provincial adopts the enterprises. Forestry Bureau was mainly in the production of wood, after the transformation, the work content of Ningdong forestry bureau is mainly from three aspects: the protection of resources, such as forest fire prevention and protection of wild plants; public welfare forest construction, and the Forest Park industry. The “canned air”, belonging to the Forest Park industry. “Canned air” production, is Ningdong Forestry Bureau within the jurisdiction of the Forest Park, Forest Park has a total area of more than 130 square kilometers, Forest Park, there are a lot of animal and plant green, lush vegetation, the air is very fresh.
Why do you want to “sell the air”? “Fresh air” is the most characteristic specialty. The bottle cap is taken down and inserted into the bottle body, and a breathing cover is used to cover the nose and the mouth, and then gently press, and is said to have a continuous flow of oxygen rich air filled the user’s lungs.
However, a tank of 750 mL of air can only spray more than 50 times, the average adult can only continue to suck for 3 minutes.
How to make “canned air”? Custom machines are collected only on sunny days.
With the idea of selling the air, Guo Linwen said, “he did not conduct any market research, we decided to put the air into the jar to sell.”
The gas source is to protect the giant panda based National Nature Reserve, 2280 meters above sea level, the forest coverage rate of more than 95%, the amount of negative oxygen ions in the air up to more than 30000 cubic centimeters per. The face of the outside world questioned the sale of air, Guo Linwen said: “20 years ago, who do not know can make money, now sell water it has to a normal thing. So there will be no pollution of forest air as an ecological product, and not inappropriate.”
Currently, there is no large area of canned air to the market, but Guo Linwen confidence in this ecological products.