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Korean Breweries Desperate to Preserve Market Share from Import Beers

Korean Breweries Desperate to Preserve Market Share from Import Beers

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Local breweries are on high alert with the emerging presence of imported beer brands in the South Korean market.  Although an estimate, as breweries in South Korea refrain from disclosing specific sales statistics to for competitive purposes, industry experts believe that foreign breweries accounted for more than 10 percent [...]

Samsung Reinforces “Club des Chefs Korea” For Innovative Goods

Samsung Reinforces “Club des Chefs Korea” For Innovative Goods

From left are chefs Kang Min-goo, Lim Ki-hak, Kwon Hyung-jun, Yim Jung-sik and Lee Chung-hoo. (Image: Yonhap) SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday a renowned South Korean baker has joined the list of chefs providing one of the world’s leading consumer electronics manufacturer with insight and expertise for the development [...]

Convenience Store Chains Release Ice Products and Cold Beverages Amid Soaring Sales

Convenience Store Chains Release Ice Products and Cold Beverages Amid Soaring Sales

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – As the weather warms up in South Korea, major convenience store chains are releasing new spring and summer products ranging from iced tea and caffe lattes to plastic cups filled with ice cubes to drink a cold beverage out of. The market for ice products in the convenience store [...]

Study on Lactic Acid Bacteria From Kimchi Sheds Light on Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

Study on Lactic Acid Bacteria From Kimchi Sheds Light on Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Researchers said Wednesday they have found that lactic acid bacteria in kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable dish, is potentially effective in treating atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease. The team, led by Choi Hak-jong, a senior researcher at the government-funded World Institute of Kimchi, said it has [...]

Uber to Join Competitive Food Delivery App Fray in S. Korea

Uber to Join Competitive Food Delivery App Fray in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – U.S. app-based ride service provider Uber Technologies Inc. said Monday that it is considering a move to launch its on-demand restaurant delivery service in South Korea. UberEats, the online meal ordering and delivery platform, partners with restaurants, with ordering conducted on the company’s Web site or with a smartphone [...]