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Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean agricultural cooperative is pushing to introduce a vending machine selling livestock products, such as pork and beef, targeting the increasing number of single-person households in the country, industry sources said Friday. The National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, known as Nonghyup here, will first showcase the dispenser at [...]

Government to Inspect for Pesticides Before Bestowing HACCP Certification

Government to Inspect for Pesticides Before Bestowing HACCP Certification

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The government said Friday it will test for pesticides and other agricultural chemicals, as well as residual medicines, such as antibiotics, before issuing egg farms the state-administered food safety certification. The announcement by the Korea Agency of HACCP Accreditation and Services (KAHAS) comes amid growing public anger over sales [...]

S. Korea Pushes for Seafood Processing Complex in Russia’s Far East

S. Korea Pushes for Seafood Processing Complex in Russia’s Far East

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and Russia have agreed to jointly build a seafood processing complex in the Russian Far East to develop the underdeveloped region with abundant natural resources, marine ministry here said Friday. Korea Trading and Industries Co., Busan Port Authority and two other local companies signed a memorandum of [...]

“Triple Threat” Greenhouse Engine Developed

“Triple Threat” Greenhouse Engine Developed

DAEJEON, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials declared on September 5 that the world’s first gas heat pump possessing the “triple threat” capabilities of heating, cooling, and generating carbonic acid gas as fertilizer had successfully passed on-site testing.  Previous methods of providing greenhouses with heating and cooling required the [...]

South Korea Aims to Join Food Assistance Convention, Donate 50,000 Tons of Rice

South Korea Aims to Join Food Assistance Convention, Donate 50,000 Tons of Rice

SEJONG, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to give rice to developing nations after it joins an international food assistance convention as part of its ambition to stabilize the local rice supply and help the needy around the world, the farm ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said it is preparing steps [...]