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Raw Materials, Green Products and Services

Raw Materials

       The main raw materials imported in2017 include raw sugar, corn and soybeans. No recycled raw materials were used as the raw materials for the production of food products.

Achievements of the promotion of green products and services of all units

Achievements of the promotion of green products and services of all units

Achievements of the promotion of green products and services of all units
Leisure Business Division TheLeisure Business Division invested NTD 8,474,000 in environmental protection and health. Waste (general business waste) and waste edible oil produced during the process of production and services were 756.7 tons and 5.89 tons respectively. After collection, the legal waste service providers recycle it for reuse. The 178,246 cubic meters of wastewater produced was treated by the treatment equipment and was used to water garden plants to reduce the impact on the environment. 
Marketing Business Division and Biotechnology Business Division The new product packaging design of the Marketing Business Division is in line with the policy of limiting over-packaging of products announced by of the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Executive Yuan, to reduce the use of packaging materials and generation of waste, easing off the environmental load. Take the packaging of the Clam Essence which obtained the certification of liver protection and anti-fatigue for example, the outer cover of the gift box adds the little green man mark and the lining frame strengthens the structure and texture of the box with folded edges while the size of the gift box is reduced to meet the requirements of the prescription (original size of 37.2cm in width, 34cm in height and 6.3 cm in depth is adjusted to 29.5cm in width, 26.5cm in height and 6.0 cm in depth). The Biotechnology Business Division uses glass bottles with reduced weight for the Clam Essence Products, a 7.6% decrease in weight compared with the old glass bottles, which is converted to a 23,074 kg reduction in glass use, reducing the impact of glass to the environment.
Sugar Business Division The Shanhua Sugar Refinery of Sugar Business Division changed business waste of bagasse and filter mud into recycled materials as the soil amendment, which not only reduces the use of chemical fertilizers but also effectively achieves the actively recycling of waste, reaching the purpose of circular economy.In 2017, the Bagasse Company of Shanhua Sugar Refinery received 6,284.04 tons of bagasse internally andsold 7,339.11 tons externally; the filter mud is officially named Fertile Soil, and the Company received 8,461.42 tons internally and sold 4,161.11 tons externally, achieving the reuse of resources and reducing the use of chemical fertilizers.
Hypermarket Business Division Continue to promote the work of greenshop. The green consumer trainers show and explain the green products such as environmental protection labels, energy saving labels, water conservation labels, carbon labels, and green building materials, instilling the concept of buying green products for the consumers to implement the concept of green consumption. Through the EPA’s green shop certification and the MOTA’s Good Service Practice (GPS), more comprehensive services can be provided. At the same time, it also cooperated with EPA and promote the “Collection of Points for Environmental Protection” campaign. In 2017, the annual sales of the energy-saving commodities in the hypermarkets was approximately NTD 71.67 million.
Animal Industry Business Division The Animal Industry Business Division produces high quality pork without any drug residue, providing consumers with healthy and safe products. In addition, the carbon footprint labeling was even introduced for the calculation of the carbon emissions of the products from raw materials, production, transportation to the consumers as a reference.It is planned to introduce “Carbon Labeling”, “Carbon Reduction Labeling” and “Carbon Neutralization Labeling”, aiming to reduce carbon emission in the process of production and sales of meat products year by year, enhancing consumers’ awareness of buying green products. To work in line with the government’s requirements of green environmental protection, 25.67% of the pig manure slag produced in the livestock farms will be self-reused and fermented to environmentally friendly organic fertilizer for the farmers to use on the farmland to improve physical properties of soil, increase crop growth, yields of crops and the farmers’ benefits. Pig manure organic fertilizer can nourish soil microorganisms and activate soil. TSC has been upholding its corporate social responsibility to look forward to the improvement of the beautiful planet we live on, reaching an excellent green environment that is healthy, ecological, environmental protection and caring.
Department of Agribusiness Management In 2017, the egg cards of Trichogramma chilonis were provided to our self-operated farms and contracted sugarcane gardens. In addition, TSC was also entrusted to provide the eggs of corcyra cephalonica (stainton) as the materials to feed Chrysopidaeto function as a pest control for fruits and vegetables, which can significantly reduce the use of pesticides.
Agriculture Business Division The tissue culture bottles used for the production of Phalaenopsis seedlings are reusable glass culture bottles instead of non-reusable plastic cases. During January and December in 2017, a total of 1,627,944glass culture bottles were used, and all of them were recycled for reuse, with the reuse rate of 100%.

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