Taiwan is truly the birthplace of these delicious pineapple cakes. These buttery pastries have a pineapple filling in the center. There are so many famous brands selling pineapple cake, one of the most outstanding among them is Chia Te.
Taiwanese nougat is a traditional candy with peanuts. The texture ranges from soft to chewy to almost crunchy. Every store has their own secret recipe for delicious nougat and they’d always try to come up with all kinds of flavors to impress customers.
Tea is one of the most popular items to buy in Taiwan, but the tea leaves grown in the high Ali Mountain in Chiayi are the most sought-after and recommended by tea enthusiasts all over the world.
Sun Biscuit, also known as "tai yang bing" is a popular Taiwanese pastry with sweet fillings originating from Taichung. Traditionally, a good sun biscuit is one with good condensed malt sugar filling and a soft, flaky crust. Nowadays, they're available in a wide variety of flavors including green tea, sesame, and pork floss.
Sheet Masks and Skin Care Products
Don't miss out the opportunity to purchase a pack of sheet masks for yourself. My Beauty Dairy, Dr. Morita and Naruko are some of the most highly-rated Taiwanese brands that offer a comprehensive list of sheet mask options. In addition, skin care products in Taiwan are quite good with an affordable price.
Known as a heaven for instant noodles so there is no way you can leave Taiwan without bringing a few packs of instant noodles. They are inexpensive, convenient and especially come in a wide variety of flavors. The most popular flavor you should try is beef flavored noodles.
When traveling to Taiwan, visitors will be amazed by the fruits stalls along the markets. Fruits in Taiwan are extremely fresh and juicy. Candied fruits and dried fruits are actually made from mangoes, pineapples or other types of fruits and vegetable that have been preserved or dried.