By: Wang Shu-fen and Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, March 6 (CNA) Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) announced Monday that she
will lead a delegation comprised of officials and agricultural representatives from eight Taiwanese counties and cities to promote Taiwan’s produce in Japan from March 7 to 10.
There will be representatives from 129 companies in the delegation, which is the largest-ever Taiwan is sending to Foodex Japan, an annual trade show for food and beverages in Tokyo, Chen said.
The delegation is 15 percent bigger than it was last year, Chen said, and she hoped sales at the show can grow by at least 20 percent from 2016.
The other areas represented in the delegation aside from Kaohsiung are Pingtung County, Chiayi City, Chiayi County, Taichung City, Tainan City, Yunlin County and New Taipei City. [FULL STORY]