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CJ Cheiljedang Sells Off Chinese Subsidiary to Expand Focus on K-food Business

CJ Cheiljedang Sells Off Chinese Subsidiary to Expand Focus on K-food Business

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food giant CJ Cheiljedang Corp. said Monday it has sold off all of its shares in Chinese food company Sichuan Jixiangju Food at 300 billion won (US$235.8 million). CJ Cheiljedang had bought a combined 60 percent share in the Chinese firm, which deals with Chinese foods, including [...]

Bibigo Mandu Available in Australia’s Supermarket Chain Woolworths

Bibigo Mandu Available in Australia’s Supermarket Chain Woolworths

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Bibigo Mandu, frozen dumpling products of CJ Cheiljedang Corp., has begun sales in Australia’s biggest supermarket chain Woolworths, the major South Korean food manufacturing company said Wednesday. Starting this month, three types of Bibigo Mandu products — vegetable version, kimchi version and prawn version — have been available at [...]

U.S. FDA OKs PHA Produced by CJ Cheiljedang as Food Contact Substance

U.S. FDA OKs PHA Produced by CJ Cheiljedang as Food Contact Substance

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Cheiljedang Corp., a major South Korean food manufacturer, said Thursday its biocompatible polyester material has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as food packaging material. CJ Cheiljedang said the FDA’s approval of amorphous polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) — a softer and more rubbery version [...]

CJ Cheiljedang Partners with Startup Emmyon to Develop Health Supplements that Prevent Muscle Loss

CJ Cheiljedang Partners with Startup Emmyon to Develop Health Supplements that Prevent Muscle Loss

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food giant CJ Cheiljedang Corp. said Tuesday it has joined hands with a U.S. startup to develop ingredients used to make health supplements that prevent skeletal muscle loss. CJ Cheiljedang inked a license agreement with Emmyon earlier in the day to utilize the U.S. startup’s various patents [...]

CJ Cheiljedang Passes S. Korea’s First Certification of Biodegradable Plastic

CJ Cheiljedang Passes S. Korea’s First Certification of Biodegradable Plastic

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea’s leading food manufacturer, has succeeded in producing certified biodegradable plastic for the first time in the country. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Wednesday that CJ Cheiljedang’s biodegradable plastic (PHA) showed outstanding performance in a series of official tests, receiving a test [...]

CJ Cheiljedang Expands ‘White Biotechnology’ Business

CJ Cheiljedang Expands ‘White Biotechnology’ Business

SEOUL, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea’s leading food manufacturer, is moving aggressively to expand its ‘white biotechnology’ ventures. White biotechnology refers to replacing the main raw materials of the chemical industry with biomaterials using renewable resources or biological agents such as microorganisms and enzymes. The company recently signed a memorandum [...]

CJ Cheiljedang Makes Forays in White Biotechnology Market

CJ Cheiljedang Makes Forays in White Biotechnology Market

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea’s top food maker, announced on Tuesday that it is making inroads in the ‘white biotechnology’ market, which is regarded as one of the most promising future industries. White biotechnology refers to the production of commodities such as industrial materials or biofuels using plants and [...]