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Philippines Showcase Innovative Food Products at International Food Taipei 2024

Posted: 6/26/2024 6:37 PM

Fifteen (15) exporters from the Philippines showcased food and beverage products in time for one of Asia’s biggest show, Food Taipei 2024 from 25-29 June at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei.

The Food Philippines pavilion highlighted the top Philippine export food products to Taiwan. From sauces to condiments, snack foods, coconut based products, ready to eat meals, fresh seafood, juices, coffee, and beverages.

“These products can be easily paired with any type of food and food ingredients in Taiwan. They cater to the taste of different market segments, food choices that are fit for any time of the day and basically complement the wide selection and trends that you see in the estimated USD9.5 billion Taiwan food market. “ said Anthony B. Rivera, Director for Commercial Affairs at the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Taipei.

Taiwan is known as one of international food hubs and offers a wide and diverse range of food selections.

According to Secretary General Peter Huang of the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei (IEAT) “Taiwan is an open market with a very good consumer base and we welcome Philippine food products to come to Taiwan”.

Philippine participation at the Food Taipei 2024 was made possible through the Department of Trade and Industry Tatak Pinoy Strategy (TPS), Philippine Trade and Investment Center Taipei, Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) in collaboration with the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (PHILEXPORT) and Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organization Inc (PHILFOODEX) and with support from the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO).

Philippine participants include Bahaghari Global Food, Good Sense Food & Juices, La Carlota Food, P.Togo, Yan yan International Philippines, KKK Food, Project Beans, Lionhear Farms Philippines, Tropicana Food, Chemrez Technologies, Gemfoods, Fruits of Life, Fenor Foods, Pasciolco Agriventures and Jing’s Cuisine.

“As caring as the Taiwan market, the raw materials of Philippine products are responsibly sourced from farmers and communities in the Philippines. They pass the very strict food quality standards in Taiwan, offered at very competitive price ranges and they  can be mainstreamed in both modern trade and general trade channels in Taiwan.” said in a statement from PTIC Taipei.