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Taiwan orders new cold chain rules after reports of blackened pineapples in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A major Singaporean supermarket chain took Taiwanese pineapples off its shelves last week after consumers found that some had blackened cores, and similar problems were re...

Japanese foodie band writes 'Taiwan Pineapple Song'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To show solidarity with Taiwan after China banned the import of Taiwanese pineapples last month, a Japanese foodie band has composed a song singing the praises of the trop...

Japan finds excess fungicides on Taiwanese bananas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just as Taiwan is intensifying its exports of pineapples to Japan following a ban by China, the Japanese ordered the removal of 750 boxes of Taiwanese bananas due to exces...

Taiwan pineapples qualify for Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's pineapples, along with mangoes, dragon fruit, and bananas, have met the requirements to be served at the Tokyo Olympics. On Thursday (March 11), Chen Chi-c...

Japanese TV host savors Taiwanese pineapple beef noodle soup, free fruit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese TV host on Monday (March 8) released a video of an eatery that is offering free Taiwanese pineapples to customers who try its pineapple beef noodle soup. On ...

Foreign YouTubers go bananas over Taiwan's pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of popular foreign YouTubers have jumped on the bandwagon to support Taiwan's cause amid a Chinese ban on its pineapples. On Feb. 26, Beijing announced it...

Japanese with 'Taiwan pineapple fever' empty store shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an effort to express solidarity with Taiwan against China, "Taiwanese pineapple fever" has gripped Japan, with supermarket shelves being emptied of the Taiw...

Fanny Liu kicked off China's TikTok for mentioning Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Controversial Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu (劉樂妍) was kicked off of China's version of TikTok for referring to Taiwanese pineapples. Last Friday (Feb. 26), Beijing ann...

Japan orders record 6,000 tons of Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwan has found a welcome market for the tropical fruits in Japan, which has already pre-ordered ove...

Hong Kong tightens inspections of Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The authorities in Hong Kong are tightening their inspections of fruit imports from Taiwan, leading to speculation that the territory will soon follow in the footsteps of ...

US, Japan, and Canada support Taiwan pineapples amid China ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The de facto U.S., Japanese, and Canadian embassies in Taiwan all jumped on board to help promote Taiwan's pineapples Tuesday (Mar. 2), in response to a Chinese import...

Taiwanese buy entire year's worth of pineapple exports to China in 4 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwanese businesses and citizens made up for the potential shortfall in sales by buying an entire ye...

Local orders flood in amid pineapple purchase drive

Orders have poured in from local businesses to purchase pineapples after China's announcement on Thursday (Feb. 28) that it will suspend imports of the fruit from Taiwan from March 1. During a ...

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...

Taiwan minister launches 'Freedom Pineapple' campaign on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has launched a "Freedom Pineapple" campaign on Twitter to condemn Beijing's politically-driven ban on the import of Taiwan&#...