People who travel on the freeway like to buy local specialties at the service area as gifts for their beloved friends and family. At the Guanmiao service area, there is a souvenir shopping area which provides a variety of popular local specialties from the southern Taiwan(especially from Tainan and Pingtung county). These specialties include pineapples and Guanmiao noodles from Guanmiao, sweet potato flavored products from Xinhua, peanuts from Yunlin, banana products from Qishan, onions and red beans from Pintung. Here also has a small farmer’s market which provides fresh, unprocessed farm produce from local small farmers, those products are also popular choices among consumers.  _MG_8848