Taiwan Smart Agriweek 2020 postponed until December
Carrefour expands Taiwan network with takeover
Carrefour is expanding its presence in Taiwan, just as it pulls out of China. The French retailer announced an agreement to acquire Wellcome Taiwan, consolidating its position as the leading multi-format food retailer in Taiwan. As part of the agreement, Carrefour will acquire 224 proximity stores in quality locations (199 Wellcome - average sales area of 420 sq. m - and 25 Jasons - average sales area of 820 sq. m) as well as a warehouse (including ownership of the real estate and land).
Attendees from over 20 countries at 2019 Taiwan Smart Agriweek
The 2019 Taiwan Smart Agriweek hosted by Wesexpo at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center from September 26th to 28th featured four exhibition areas, which displayed smart agricultural facilities, smart agricultural solutions, eco-friendly agricultural materials, innovative exported agricultural machinery, exported flower boutiques, exquisite Taiwanese fruit and vegetable brands, smart logistics, preservation and cold chain services.
Taiwan International Agricultural Week as an intermediary towards new south bound business opportunities
Taiwan possesses a variety of fruit and vegetable breeding and cultivating hinge techniques, and is also the leading country in agricultural research and development in the sub-tropical climate. We welcome you to the upcoming Taiwan agricultural week from 9th to 11th in November, to witness the extraordinary and advance Taiwan agricultural industry.
Pagoda: 1,540 stores by 2017
Last August, Pagoda took a significant step towards globalisation by opening its first experimental shop, in Tachung, Taiwan. It was designed along the same successful lines as Pagoda’s Chinese stores, with an area of 200 m2, an attractive design and display, and a wide assortment of premium products. With this move, Pagoda became the first Chinese fruit retailer to establish a presence on the island. By moving into the Taiwanese fruit retail sector, the company is enacting a long-held plan for its operations in Taiwan.
Taiwan's apple imports to decline slightly, says USDA
Taiwan's apple imports for the 2016/17 marketing year are forecast to total 160,000 tons, down 5% on last year’s record 169,000 tons, reports the USDA.
"A decline in price competitiveness of imported apples, compared with other imported fruit, and weak economic growth, are reasons for the lower import estimate," it says.
Taiwan's potential on display at Taiwan International Fruit and Vegetable Show
In order to come together and propose complete and effective solutions in Asia’s fine agriculture markets, Sphere Exhibits Pte. Ltd. is collaborating with Taiwan trade show organiser My Exhibition, for the Taiwan International Fruit and Vegetable Show (TFVS).
The show – to run November 10-12 at the Kaohsiung exhibition centre – will receive joint support from Taiwan’s Head of Agriculture and the city of Kaohsiung.
Taiwan's new fruit & veg show to boost international trade
Taiwan is launching a first-of-its-kind trade show which aims to bring together international buyers and purveyors of fresh fruits, vegetables and agricultural technology.
Organisers expect about 5,000 buyers to walk through the gates of the first annual Taiwan International Fruit and Vegetable Show, which will run November 10-12 at Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre in Kaohsiung, a massive port city in southern Taiwan.