Food companies find it hard to comply with a rule on the listing of ingredients.   In the food industry lexicon, a “carry-over” is a substance – either a food ingredient or a food additive – that is present in a food product only because it is a subcomponent of another ingredient. The carry-over performs no…

AmCham’s Retail Committee offers suggestions on making proposed regulatory changes more practical. Whenever member economies of the World Trade Organization propose to alter existing regulations in ways that would potentially impact foreign products or services, a comment period of up to 90 days is available for other governments or concerned parties to raise objections or…

Why settle for less when you can have more, appears to be the Gloria Hotel Group’s business model as it expands its footprint. One of the reasons why Taiwan is more a business-class rather than first-class destination for luxury goods is that apart from buying things, there is little else for international men or women…

The story of Ever Rich Duty Free Shop Corp. Chairman Simon Chiang neatly encapsulates the changing fortunes of Taiwan’s luxury goods market, particularly when it comes to bags and leather goods. Born to a poor, farming family in the South, the young Chiang was sent off to Taipei by his mother to learn a craft,…