In order to expand the market of The “Best of Kaohsiung” fruits to overseas, Agriculture Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government this year has successfully started loading shipment to hit the store shelves in Middle East. Fang-Ming Wu, Director-General of Agriculture Bureau Kaohsiung City Government and Director-General of Yan Chao Agricultural Association, Hsiao Fu-Mien honorably hold a promotional activity in Aswaaq supermarket, Dubai, at noon of local time February 15th, 2020 presenting fresh jujube and guava.
Kaohsiung is a magnificent and modern metropolis located in southern Taiwan. What makes the fruits of Kaohsiung City so unique has 47,364 hectares of well fertilized cultivation land which is almost 16% of the total land area of Kaohsiung. The Gaoping river running through Kaohsiung also provides a mineral rich water source for the fruits, which further assures the quality of Kaohsiung’s agriculture products. The eye-catching green color Guava is one of the popular fruits found all year round in Kaohsiung. Well-known for its rich water-soluble nutrients, a single guava from Kaohsiung contains three times amount Vitamin C that is found in Kiwi.
Jujube’s also known as Taiwan’s “green apple” that shaped similar to apple thin-skinned, sweety, crispy, juicy with rich Vitamin C. Fresh jujube without peeling can also be made into dried fruit.
The new variety of jujube, Shirley produced in Kaohsiung with prime quality, and the tastiest guava will be both available from today in retail channels Aswaaq supermarket. Kaohsiung’s jujube is mainly exported to Canada, Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong etc. The success of exporting The “Best of Kaohsiung” fruits launch onto Dubai market will activate Kaohsiung agriculture products distributed globally.
Besides the great success of The “Best of Kaohsiung” fruits export to Dubai and launch onto local supermarket, excellent farmers cooperation will be also attending GULFOOD 2020 Dubai with the purpose of assisting the farmers cooperation to move toward the consumers end that is full of such great business opportunities, Wu said. Taiwan continues to strengthen the “tie” with United Arab Emirates through trade connections and by unearthing opportunities in the region.