TaiKo Supermarket

TaiKo Supermarket

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location = Toronto
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floor_area = 50,000 square ft.
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website = [http://www.taikosupermarket.com taikosupermarket.com]
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TaiKo Supermarket (Japanese: 大江超級市場) is a two store chain of supermarkets in Toronto catering to all ethnic communities in the Markam, Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area. It is located at 250 Alton Towers Circle (major intersection is McCowan & South of Steeles), just 10 mins from 401 East & McCowan (416.297.1883).

The Tai Kong store that used to be located on Spadina Avenue north of Dundas Street is not in operation anymore. It used to be the longest serving Chinese supermarket in history in the Toronto Chinatown area. The Scarborough location opened on May 5, 2006 and was formerly used by Big Land Farm Supermarket and Miracle Food Mart/Ultra Food & Drugs. Lawrence Supermarket 大江超級市場 have been serving its North York clientelles for the past 10 years. It is located at 1635 Lawrence Avenue West and Black Creek Drive, just 3 mins off the 401 West (416.248.6048).

Both TaiKo and Lawrence Supermarket are known for carrying fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and fish at low prices. TaiKo also offers an extensive range of Filipino groceries, delicacies and frozen fish products. TaiKo Supermarket is a newly opened megastore. It hosts a variety of South East Asian products that range from the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India and China as well as many brand name western products (Mama Sita, Fresh/Frozen Tilapia, Hasa Hasa, Frozen thinly sliced meat). Most of its fresh produce and exotic fruits are imported from South East Asia such as Vietnamese fresh herbs (Rau Hue, Rau Ram, Hung Lui, String Beans to name a few), bittermelon, eggplant, taro leaves, opo, chayote, long bean, durian, longan, lychee, mangosteen, rambutan, sour sop etc.

External links

* [http://www.taikosupermarket.com/ Official website]

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