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Food Producers Offer Upsized Products to Stimulate Consumption

Food Producers Offer Upsized Products to Stimulate Consumption

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Food businesses are striving to overcome the economic slump coupled with the coronavirus outbreak. Companies are trying to approach consumers by lowering prices and increasing product size, despite various factors that negatively impact pricing. Haitai Confectionery & Foods Co., a major confectionery company in South Korea, introduced a new, [...]

Lotteria’s ‘Miracle Burger’ Highlights Growing Popularity of Plant-based Food

Lotteria’s ‘Miracle Burger’ Highlights Growing Popularity of Plant-based Food

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Hamburger chain Lotteria Co.’s new “Miracle Burger”, which as launched on Feb. 13, appears to be a success as reviews are flooding Instagram and Twitter, and the burger is gaining significant attention online. The Miracle Burger is a vegetarian burger with plant-based ingredients, including the patty. Assessments of the [...]

‘Parasite’s Chapaguri Appears at Company Restaurants

‘Parasite’s Chapaguri Appears at Company Restaurants

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — ‘Chapaguri,’ a signature noodle dish introduced in Oscar-winning film “Parasite,” is now on the menu at company cafeterias. CJ Freshway Corp., a food service affiliate of CJ Group, decided to celebrate the film’s achievement by introducing Chapaguri at all of the restaurants it operates for companies and affiliate institutions. [...]

Confectionery Industry Faces Decline Due to Shrinking Child Population

Confectionery Industry Faces Decline Due to Shrinking Child Population

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The confectionery industry is being threatened by the decreasing population of toddlers and teens, major consumers of confectionery goods, as the birth rate continues to fall in South Korea. The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation reported that confectionery production began to fall after reaching a peak in 2015 [...]

Popularity of Danish Beer Carlsberg Grows in S. Korea

Popularity of Danish Beer Carlsberg Grows in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of Danish beer Carlsberg have soared in South Korea, a recent report showed. According to Golden Blue, sales of Carlsberg beer rose 86 percent last year from 2018. Golden Blue, a homegrown whiskey maker that imports and sells Carlsberg beer, previously entered the local market by signing a [...]