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Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

SEJONG, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The total number of chickens currently being raised domestically has risen to an all-time high. According to a report released by Statistics Korea and the Korean Institute for Animal Products Quality Evaluation yesterday, the number of chickens currently being raised in the second quarter of the year (as of [...]

Food Chains Expanding Self-service Kiosks amid Rising Wages

Food Chains Expanding Self-service Kiosks amid Rising Wages

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Food chains in South Korea are rushing to introduce more self-service kiosks as part of efforts to cut costs amid the country’s rising minimum wage, industry sources said Tuesday. The nation’s tripartite wage commission of government, management and labor decided Saturday to jack up the minimum wage for 2019 [...]

South Koreans Biggest per Capita Consumers of Seafood

South Koreans Biggest per Capita Consumers of Seafood

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s yearly per capita consumption of seafood has reached nearly 60 kilograms, making the nation one of the world’s largest consumers of natural sea products, ahead of Norway and Japan. These numbers were reiterated by the Norwegian Seafood Council at a press conference held yesterday in central Seoul. [...]

Starbucks Coffee Korea Slapped with 10mln-Won Fine

Starbucks Coffee Korea Slapped with 10mln-Won Fine

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s communications regulator has slapped a 10 million-won (US$9,000) fine on Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. for breaching personal information of hundreds of its customers, an official said Wednesday. The Korea Communications Commission said IDs, nicknames and mobile phone numbers of 537 people were disclosed due to a technical [...]

Eating at Home Up After Start of Shortened Workweek

Eating at Home Up After Start of Shortened Workweek

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of coupons that can be used at restaurants have declined, newly released data showed Wednesday, a sign that South Koreans are eating more meals at home following the implementation of a shortened workweek. The data compiled by G-Market, a big online shopping platform, showed that sales of e-coupons [...]

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korean consumers are rushing to online stores to buy fresh food products that have traditionally been purchased at large supermarkets or hypermarkets. According to mobile e-commerce company Ticket Monster, the company’s online “supermarket” that sells daily necessities via the Internet revealed today that fresh [...]