Taiwanese A-Li Mountain tea has marked with DNA
Because of the advantages in geography, the quality of teas in A-Li Mountain is good. It not only becomes the ruler tea, but also becomes the product that manufactures in China wants to intimate. Because of so, Jia-Yi county both invents the specific brand and authorizes a biotechnology company for inventing the anti-fake mark.
Mr. Syu, general director in Jia-Yi county government said, teas which produce in A-Li Mountain area always well-known as excellent quality. In order to prevent those fake teas appear in the market, the government calls up with tea manufactures to contribute the common brand of A-Li Mountain tea. Also, they provides the consumers a way to distinguish the false from the real by sticking a DNA mark.
Reference:2004-06-21 udn News/CR1