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Imported Fruit Consumption Soars Following Free Trade Agreements

Imported Fruit Consumption Soars Following Free Trade Agreements

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s recent trade agreements with major fruit exporters such as New Zealand and Chile have brought about a significant increase to consumption of imported fruits, thanks to lower prices.  According to Emart, Korea’s leading retailer, sales of imported kiwis soared by 95.1 percent from January to August compared to [...]

Chungju a New Mecca for Tropical Fruits

Chungju a New Mecca for Tropical Fruits

CHUNGJU, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong Province famous for its apple orchards, but is now steadily expanding its agricultural production to tropical fruits.  For the first time last year, Chungju cultivated passion fruits, which are native to tropical and subtropical regions. One passion fruit contains 36 percent of the recommended [...]

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 [...]