By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–Taiwan’s post offices are teaming with mango farmers in Nanhu (南化) District of
Tainan City to deliver quality Irwen mangoes (愛文芒果) to addresses buyers ordered on the online Postmall or from post offices across Taiwan.
The mountainous area in Tainan City is famous for producing quality mango fruit, with Irwin mangoes being the most popular type. Since mangoes from the area began to hit the market in recent days, crowds have poured into farmers’ markets and agricultural produce markets in the area to buy mangoes. Two of the hot spots are the Yujing Vegetable and Fruit Market (玉井果菜市場) for buying mangoes and the Yujing old street (Zhongzheng Road) for eating mango ice.
As the Tainan mango season will soon reach its peak, Xinying Post Office (新營郵局) has established a mango collection and delivery service center at Yujing Post Office (玉井郵局) on Monday to provide services of printing out labels of receivers’ names and addresses, collecting mango packages at farmers’ places and the delivery service. Xinying Post Office also announced this year’s mango marketing plan for the convenience of buyers who want to order mangoes. [FULL STORY]