Former Taiwan president’s unfulfilled dream of domestic Wagyu beef lives on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) death on Thursday (July 30), Taiwan’s agriculture chief has vowed to realize the late head of state'...

Taiwan emerges as the largest beef export market for Japan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has emerged as the biggest beef export market for Japan in 2018, less than a year following the island’s resumption of beef imports from the Northeast Asian c...

Japanese beef bowl chain Matsuya holds grand opening in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Matsuya Foods, the last of the major Japanese beef bowl chains to enter the Taiwan market, held its official grand opening today in a Shin Kong Mitsukoshi store in Taipei. ...

Japanese beef-bowl food chain Matsuya to debut in Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Matsuya Foods, one the Japanese major chains that serves beef bowls and other set meals, will open its first store in Taiwan on Sept. 28. After having gained approval f...

Japanese beef bowl chain Matsuya coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Matsuya Foods, a Japanese beef bowl restaurant chain, is coming to Taiwan, having gained approval from the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), reported ETtoday. Matsuya is...

Taiwan receives the first delivery of Japanese beef after 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first shipment of Japanese beef to Taiwan after 16 years of being banned passed through the customs on Saturday in Taipei. Taiwan recently lifted its ban on Japanese b...

First batch of Japanese Wagyu beef arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After a 14-year hiatus, Japanese beef will be available in Taiwan. The first batch of Japanese Wagyu beef, weighing 205.1 kg, arrived at Taoyuan Airport late Thursday and underw...

Taiwan to end ban on Japanese beef imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 14-year ban on the import of beef from Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden over fears of mad cow disease is coming to an end, reports said Friday. On July 17, the Minis...

Taiwan’s FDA to lift ban on beef imports from three countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday Taiwan will lift the ban on beef import from three countries including Japan as soon as September this yea...