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Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks coffee grounds are composted and sprayed on farmland, and agricultural products grown as food for the compost will be reborn as Starbucks products. Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. announced on Tuesday that it had signed a mutually beneficial agreement with the city of Pyeongtaek on Monday, along with the [...]

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time ever, Orion Corp. sold more of its signature Choco Pies in Vietnam than in South Korea last year. The South Korean confectionery firm reported on Thursday that sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam rose 15 percent on-year to 92 billion won (US$80.95 million) last year, [...]

Sales of ‘Takeout’ Industry Plunge Due to Fine Dust

Sales of ‘Takeout’ Industry Plunge Due to Fine Dust

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — With air pollution becoming part of daily life in South Korea, the dining industry, especially “take-out” companies, have suffered a severe drop in customers. Companies are responding by increasing delivery services so that customers can purchase their food without having to leave home. Furthermore, direct management stores are selling [...]

Researchers Pave Way for Export of Rice Cakes with New Preservation Tech

Researchers Pave Way for Export of Rice Cakes with New Preservation Tech

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s agricultural promotion agency said Tuesday that it has teamed up with a local university to find ways to preserve rice cakes for up to eight months, paving the way to expand exports. The Rural Development Administration and Kangwon National University said they have found ways to preserve [...]

Overseas Sales of Choco Pie, Bibigo Mandu, Shin Ramen All Top 300 bln-won Mark

Overseas Sales of Choco Pie, Bibigo Mandu, Shin Ramen All Top 300 bln-won Mark

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Overseas sales of Choco pie, Bibigo Mandu and Shin Ramen all exceeded 300 billion won (US$263.8 million) last year, a milestone for South Korean food producers that have strived to expand into new markets amid tanking demand at home, industry data showed Sunday. The three products, often referred to [...]

S. Korea’s Diversifying Delivery Services Send Almost Anything to Your Home

S. Korea’s Diversifying Delivery Services Send Almost Anything to Your Home

SEOUL, Mar. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Delivery services in South Korea are in the midst of diversification. In addition to delivery services for famous restaurants, there are now services that deliver pork belly grilled at ‘shared kitchens’. Even lunch boxes from convenience stores, shampoo, and other everyday goods can now be delivered. Delivery Hero Korea, [...]