SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The favorite Korean food among foreigners turned out to be Korean-style fried chicken.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Korean Food Promotion Institute conducted a survey of 8,500 individuals from New York, Paris and 15 major cities around the world to ask them about the Korean food they eat most often, 30 percent of whom pointed to Korean-style fried chicken.
Fried chicken was followed by kimchi (27.7 percent), bibimbap (27.2 percent) and tteokbokki (18 percent).
The respondents’ favorite Korean food was also Korean-style chicken (16.1 percent).
The level of awareness about Korean food was the highest in Ho Chi Minh City (83 percent), followed by Jakarta (80.8 percent), Kuala Lumpur (73.2 percent), Beijing (74.4 percent) and Bangkok (68.2 percent), indicating the high level of popularity of Korean food in Southeast Asia.
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