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Korean Men Embrace Cooking, Drive Changes in Kitchen Design

Korean Men Embrace Cooking, Drive Changes in Kitchen Design

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean society, a once highly patriarchal civilization where almost all housework was the domain of women, is undergoing a rapid transformation, and home interior and furniture manufacturer Hanssem, which was founded in 1970, says this change can best be observed in Korean kitchens.  According to the company, the average [...]

Korean Men See Writing on the Wall, Embrace Cooking

Korean Men See Writing on the Wall, Embrace Cooking

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The recent popularity of TV programs highlighting culinary arts and restaurants is driving more men to take cooking classes.  According to local private cooking academies, an increasing number of men have been signing up for classes recently, with reasons ranging from acquiring cooking certificates to simply wanting to be [...]

What If Your Job Interviewer Tested Your Chopsticks Skills?

What If Your Job Interviewer Tested Your Chopsticks Skills?

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Prospective job seekers hoping to land a job with Sempio, a local food manufacturer, will now have to practice their chopsticks skills.  The company announced Monday that it will implement job test that evaluates applicants’ chopsticks skills starting in December.  Interviewers will observe the use of chopsticks with the [...]

Overseas Tableware Brands Make Successful Inroads in Korea

Overseas Tableware Brands Make Successful Inroads in Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The recent hype in Korea over cooking, dining and interior design is helping overseas dishware brands make a successful entrance in the Korean market.  Iittala, a Finnish household supplies manufacturer specializing in tableware and cookware, recently introduced a dishware collection called Teema Tiimi that reflects upon Korea’s dining culture, [...]

Men Turning into Herbivores? Sales of Fruits and Vegetables Soar

Men Turning into Herbivores? Sales of Fruits and Vegetables Soar

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Recent statistics show that men are buying more fruits and vegetables instead of processed foods. As cooking programs are gaining popularity, the number of men who are literally herbivores has increased. According to 11th Street, an online shopping portal (www.11st.co.kr), the portion of men who bought vegetables this year [...]

Passage Foods Announces Korean BBQ Beef Simmer Sauce as First New Addition to 2014 Cooking Sauce Line

Passage Foods Announces Korean BBQ Beef Simmer Sauce as First New Addition to 2014 Cooking Sauce Line

COLLINSVILLE, Conn., Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean BBQ Beef Simmer Sauce is the first new addition to the Passage Foods cooking sauce line for 2014. Continuing the Passage Foods tradition of creating easy-to-prepare authentic simmer sauce recipes from international cuisines around the world, the Passage To Korea™ BBQ Beef recipe is smoky, sweet and just [...]