By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Former President of the Philippines Fidel V. Ramos on Wednesday afternoon visited I-Mei Foods Co, one of Taiwan’s largest food companies and store chains, and was impressed by I-Mei’s facilities as well as warm welcome of his compatriots working for the company.
Ramos, with the company of 88 people, including delegates of the Taiwanese Chamber of the South Philippines and Philippine business owners, arrived at the Taoyuan International Airport on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after their arrival, they headed for I-Mei’s Nankan plant in Taoyuan.
The former president received warm welcome from I-Mei Foods Co Chairman Henry Kao and many of the company’s Philippine workers, who sang and danced to welcome their former president and his partners.
Ramus delivered a speech at the reception, saying that he knows I-Mei is a very good food company in Taiwan that has received acclaim from consumers for its food safety management.
He tasted some of I-Mei’s foods at the reception and raised his thumb up to express his appreciation. [FULL STORY]