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Fat Cans the New Stars of the Beverage Industry

Fat Cans the New Stars of the Beverage Industry

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The beverage industry’s “fat can” trend, are aimed at “heavy users,” is leading to a drop in the popularity of slim cans. With the prolonged economic downturn, cost-effectiveness is becoming an underlying concern for consumers, and more and more are looking at cost over volume. Furthermore, with consumption trends [...]

Soda More Popular than Coffee among S. Koreans: Survey

Soda More Popular than Coffee among S. Koreans: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Soft drinks are the most popular drink consumed by South Koreans, followed by coffee, a survey showed Wednesday. The survey of 500 people conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs revealed 26.8 percent picked soda as their most favored drink, trailed by coffee at 17.6 percent. [...]

Average S. Korean Had Some 500 Cups of Coffee in 2016: Data

Average S. Korean Had Some 500 Cups of Coffee in 2016: Data

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The average South Koreans drank 500 cups of coffee last year, reflecting its popularity as a favorite beverage item consumed between meals, industry data showed Sunday. The coffee consumption in Asia’s fourth-largest economy is estimated to have reached about 25.05 billion cups at the end of 2016, up 25 [...]

Food Firms Diversify Business amid Slump

Food Firms Diversify Business amid Slump

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Major South Korean food and beverage companies are diversifying their business portfolios as they are reeling from a drawn-out slump, industry officials said Wednesday.  The country’s biggest confectionery Orion Corp. said it has joined with the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (Nonghyup) to venture into the food market. Under the [...]

Allowing Beverages on International Flights Increases Satisfaction Level of Travelers, Employees

Allowing Beverages on International Flights Increases Satisfaction Level of Travelers, Employees

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – It’s been almost three months since the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) modified regulations to allow cold beverages purchased from post-security zones to be brought onto international flights. The policy was implemented on April 12, and a recent survey revealed that the general satisfaction level of [...]

Global Dietary Fiber Market by Product Type and Application (Food & Pharmaceutical)-Forecasts to 2019

Global Dietary Fiber Market by Product Type and Application (Food & Pharmaceutical)-Forecasts to 2019

DUBLIN, IRELAND, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Research and Markets (http://bit.ly/1mauifN) has announced the addition of the “International Dietary Fiber (Conventional/ Novel & Soluble/ Insoluble) Market by Product Type and Application (Food & Pharmaceutical) – Trends & Forecasts up to 2019″ report to their offering. The positive attributes of dietary fiber propels their use as [...]