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Keen Interest in Animal Rights Translates into Rising Sales of ‘Animal-Welfare’ Foods

Keen Interest in Animal Rights Translates into Rising Sales of ‘Animal-Welfare’ Foods

SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — There is growing interest in “ethical consumption” — consumer awareness of the importance of environmental, ethical and animal welfare rights — and more and more South Koreans are searching for so called “animal-welfare’ foods in recent days, according to an analysis of sales trends at the nation’s major retailers. [...]

Korean Spicy Ramyun Surging in Popularity Across the Globe

Korean Spicy Ramyun Surging in Popularity Across the Globe

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is a food lover’s paradise. And there are a wide range of delicious dishes in every corner of the country to suit every taste as its people enjoy various culinary delights anytime, anywhere. Among other things, South Korea has a wide variety of noodles on offer, including [...]

Health Benefits Drive Soaring Demand for Kimchi in Europe

Health Benefits Drive Soaring Demand for Kimchi in Europe

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Kimchi, a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings, is drawing significant attention in Europe where healthy food choices are gaining popularity. According to a report released by the Paris branch of the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) on Saturday, a [...]

Coffee Lovers in South Korea Have a Crush on Coffee Pods’ Charm

Coffee Lovers in South Korea Have a Crush on Coffee Pods’ Charm

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) –Coffee pods are making up a growing percentage of an ever-growing coffee market in South Korea, with sales of products using pre-ground coffee sealed in a capsule more than doubling compared to sales of ground coffee in the first half of the year. According to Emart, South Korea’s largest discount [...]

Gangwon’s East Coast Cities Becoming South Korea’s Coffee Hub

Gangwon’s East Coast Cities Becoming South Korea’s Coffee Hub

CHUNCHEON, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Bounded on the east by the East Sea (erroneously displayed as Sea of Japan on some Internet sites), Gangwon Province is well known for its recent successful hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics, and for its beautiful beaches and ski resorts including Yongpyong and Alpensia. [...]

Food & Beverage Industry Falls in Love with Traditional Korean Snack “Dalgona”

Food & Beverage Industry Falls in Love with Traditional Korean Snack “Dalgona”

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s food and beverage industry has fallen in deep love with the traditional Korean snack “dalgona.” The coffee industry, in particularly, is releasing a series of dalgona coffee products, which are enjoying rising popularity, especially among young people. Dalgona is increasingly being used in a variety of forms, [...]