At the very beginning of the operation, Yeshouhe sold traditional Suzhou-style cookies, roasted seeds and nuts, wild games and sweetmeats. However, after Emperor Guangxu reigned China for 21 years (1895), both the second and third manager of Yeshouhe are all from Ningbo. They combined Ningbo feature with traditional Suzhou refreshments. Signature products of Yeshouhe are as follow, Small Party-cake, White Square Rice Cake, Four-color Sliced Cake (rose, almond, piny flower and algae), etc.. Crisp Bean Candy and Hibiscus Crispy were popular in 1930s. After the enterprises joint private-state operation, a staff Zhao Dengtai drew upon other local method, brought out Fried Stuffed Bun with Sugar. During the period of the Great Leap Forward Movement in 1958, Yeshouhe was banned from producing in the backyard and selling in front shop. The production workshop was merged into Pingjiang Refreshments Workshop. During the Cultural Revolution, Yeshouhe encountered with great damage, and forced to rename as “Oriental Grocery Shop”. The workshop in backyard was also been merged into Suzhou Refreshments Workshop, and began with mass-production.
Location: No.69 Guan Qian Street, Pingjiang District, Suzhou (neighboring Caizhizhai)