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Taiwan Strawberry Season Coming and Many Tourists Travel to Orchard

by Audrey Hazel

In Taiwan, strawberries in this season are the sweetest and juicy. Strawberry products are everywhere, and many tourists travel to orchards to harvest fresh strawberries.

Convenience store establishes strawberry product sales area. (Photo via Merxwire)

Miaoli, Taiwan (Merxwire) – Walking on the streets of Taiwan, you will find that convenience stores or beverage stores have started selling strawberry juice, bakeries selling strawberry sandwiches, and some vendors also selling strawberry ice cream and other foods. Why? Because Taiwan Strawberry Season has come! Strawberry products are everywhere. This is a happy season. People eat strawberries, taste delicious food made from strawberries, and travel to strawberry orchards.

Strawberry season

Every December to January of the following year is the season for strawberry harvest in Taiwan. According to statistics, during the consecutive holidays on January 1 alone, nearly 100,000 people traveled to the strawberry production area in Dahu Township, Miaoli County, bringing a lot of tourism revenue to the local area. Here, in addition to experiencing the fun of harvesting strawberries, visitors can also taste a variety of strawberry dishes.

The strawberry planting area in Dahu Township is about 500 hectares, which accounts for about 80% of the area and production in Taiwan, making it the largest strawberry producer in Taiwan. Everyone thinks of Strawberry as long as they think of Dahu Township, so it was named “Strawberry Township”. Strawberry is the main economic crop in Dahu Township. Although it is still a severe period, most of the orchards are outdoor open spaces, so they are loved by tourists.

Strawberries in Dahu Township are very sweet and juicy. (Photo via Pixabay.com)

Harvest fresh strawberries

This year, Dahu Township strawberries are of high quality, sweet and juicy. Tourists go to the orchard to harvest fresh strawberries. The price is about NT$320~400 for one catty. In addition to eating directly, there are many ways to eat strawberries. Strawberries can be added with condensed milk or honey. Some people add powdered sugar or fructose. Whichever way you choose, it is delicious!

If you visit Dahu Township, don’t miss the Strawberry Cultural Center. The first floor is an agricultural product sales area, selling many strawberry-made goods; the second floor is a screening room and gift area; the third floor is a strawberry ecological display area; the fourth floor is a restaurant serving strawberry dishes; the fifth floor is a sky garden where you can admire Dahu Beautiful landscape of township.

Special strawberry combination

Nearby vendors also sell strawberry-made foods, such as strawberry sausage, strawberry ice cream, strawberry pork ball, strawberry chicken steak, strawberry cream puffs, etc. Many people think that strawberries can only be made into sweet food. But through the chef skills, strawberries and savory ingredients are also very suitable, so you can eat a special combination here.

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