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Samgyetang, Korean Chicken Soup, Struggles to Make Impression in China

Samgyetang, Korean Chicken Soup, Struggles to Make Impression in China

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Samgyetang, Korean chicken soup cooked with ginseng, started gaining popularity in China through trendy Korean television series. It took roughly ten years before the South Korean government successfully started exporting the dish in June of last year, when the first shipment to China departed.  But the achievement was short [...]

S. Korea Sets up Quarantine System Allowing for Fresh Egg Imports for First Time

S. Korea Sets up Quarantine System Allowing for Fresh Egg Imports for First Time

SEJONG, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea has established quarantine and hygiene procedures, allowing for fresh eggs to be imported from the United States in order to stabilize soaring egg prices stemming from the worst outbreak of avian influenza, the government here said Monday.  “The government announced the removal of import tariffs on eggs [...]

No More Eggs for Soldiers as Prices Soar

No More Eggs for Soldiers as Prices Soar

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Skyrocketing egg prices resulting from Korea’s record bird flu outbreak are now affecting the diet of 640,000 soldiers, with egg supply plummeting in recent weeks.  The National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, Nonghyup, is currently responsible for all eggs provided to the military, but had to reduce its supply by roughly [...]