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Major Taiwan corporations order 6,600 tons of local pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China's unexpected import ban on Taiwan pineapples, some of the nation's major companies have placed sizable orders of the fruit to support local farmers...

Farmer in central Taiwan uses terracotta warrior to scare away thieves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A farmer in the central county of Chaiyi is relying on a life-size terracotta warrior figure to scare away would-be fruit thieves. A local resident surnamed Jian (簡) re...

Taiwanese tea certified by Belgium's International Taste Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dozen Taiwanese tea farmers have been granted the 2021 Superior Taste Awards by the Belgium-based International Taste Institute (ITI, formerly ITQI) for their high-quali...

Taiwan farmers find new way to eliminate destructive pest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday (Nov. 26) that Taiwanese farmers have figured out an effective way to get rid of white spotted longhorn beetles without pest...

International buyers fearing food shortage sign MOU with Taiwan farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to set off panic buying around the world, many international customers have reached out to Taiwanese farmers in hope...

Politician proposes moving Taiwan's wild macaques to outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting of the Executive Yuan Economic Committee this morning (May 21), Council of Agriculture Chairman, Lin Tsung-hsien (林聰賢), suggested that Taiwan's wild macaq...

Drones used to spread pesticides over Taiwan farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of aeronautics researchers have designed drones to help Taiwan farmers spread pesticides. Precise location coordinates are programmed into the drones as well as...

Cereal success: How an online startup conquered a niche market

Taiwan’s e-commerce sector recorded a brief downturn in the first six months of 2017 before experiencing a dramatic rebound in the second half of the year. Many e-commerce companies logged impre...

Rapeseed fields in southern Taiwan are in full bloom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the continual rains of December and January, the rapeseed fields in Taitung are now a sea of healthy yellow blossoms, though not for long, reported CNA. From ...