Alimentos ProcesadosMay. 16, 2018
Taiwán: Mercado para alimentos procesados supera los US$ 18 mil millones en 2017
Taiwan’s food processing industry produced an estimated USD18.4 billion of processed food and drinks in 2017. In the face of an aging population and consumer desire for convenience, the industry is forging ahead by introducing more healthy, functional, and ready-to-eat products. Post foresees the following products would have significant sales potential for U.S. suppliers: cheese, tree nuts, dried and frozen fruits, grains and seeds
In 2017, Taiwan’s food processing industry employed 160,000 people and produced an estimated USD18.4 billion of processed food and drinks, accounting for 3.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP)1.. Aging population, consumer desire for convenience, and growing attention to food safety has influenced the industry to gear toward developing healthier food and beverage products with easy-to-prepare concepts and through clean label initiatives. Among 21 sub-sectors across the food processing industry, the top five largest sub-sectors by value were: animal feed, non-alcohol beverages, rice/grain milling, flour milling, and frozen/chilled meat, respectively representing 14 percent, 14 percent, seven percent, and six percent of food processing industry’s total production value.
In terms of potential growth, dairy, wine/liquor, and frozen/chilled seafood together showed significant growth at seven percent, exceeding overall industry’s meager growth of one percent.
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