The county’s food industry started in the 1980s and now, after more than 30 years of work, has 43 processing and auxiliary enterprises, such as Limin Food Co and Dongfang Food Co, one of them a leading provincial agricultural industrialization enterprise, and 17 leading municipal agricultural industrialization companies. In recent years, it has gotten projects from China’s dairy giant the Mengniu Group and Beijing’s the Huadu Group, a major chicken product supplier, which help with the construction of the Beidawa modern agricultural demonstration park. Those projects will boost the local food industry and intensive processing of dairy, farm, and sideline products.
The county’s musical instrument industry began in the 1990s and now includes 19 instrument manufacturers, such as the Jinyin Musical Instrument Manufacture Group and the Haiyi Musical Instrument Co, and auxiliaries, with more than 3,020 employees. It makes more than 600 types of western musical instruments, such as the xylophone, brass, violins, and guitars. They have been exported to about 50 countries in Europe, the Americas and Southeast Asia. The county has been named "China's musical instrument industry base" and is said to contain one of Hebei’s Top 10 industries.