Sea cucumbers have been known as all of the eight valuables for their high nutrition and values in health preservation. Among sea cucumber family, those with better quality are stichopus japonicus from Shandong peninsula and Liaodong peninsula. The old stichopus japonicus from Weihai is particularly famous as product of geographical indication of China.
For many years, the old stichopus japonicu from Weihai has been well-reputed, and its aquatic breeding area, quantity and annual production have always been Top 1 of China.
Instant sea cucumber, liquid sea cucumber and dehydrated sea cucumber are good options for gifts. Dehydrated sea cucumbers need to be soaked and the simplest way to cook them is just to soak them in a kettle filled with hot water for one night, and they will be edible the next morning.