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Imported Beef Tops Korean Hanwoo in Sales

Imported Beef Tops Korean Hanwoo in Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that South Korean consumers are increasingly turning to imported beef over domestic varieties. In certain distribution channels, imported meat sales are even surpassing sales of Korean beef. TMON Inc., a popular e-commerce company, said on Thursday that imported beef sales comprised as much as [...]

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Pyeongchang’s specially created dishes for foreigners on its “2018 Special Menu” has captivated the taste buds of visitors to Gangwon Province for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Creative fusion dishes that range from filling meals to tasty desserts, the 2018 Special Menu is offered at 38 establishments throughout Pyeongchang. [...]

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by the African Cattle Genome Consortium – incorporating 17 research teams from nine countries including South Korea – revealed that it is genetic traits that help indigenous cattle in Africa better cope with the continent’s scorching heat, announced the Rural Development Administration on Thursday.  The joint [...]

Livestock, Agricultural Production Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law

Livestock, Agricultural Production Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report from the Korea Rural Economic Institute estimated that South Korea’s anti-corruption law will cause a drop in agricultural and livestock production of over 300 billion won ($263.76 million) this year, as the legislation forbids millions of journalists, public officials and educators from receiving gifts worth more [...]

Gangwon Agricultural and Livestock Industries to Suffer from Anti-Graft Law

Gangwon Agricultural and Livestock Industries to Suffer from Anti-Graft Law

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent analysis has revealed that Gangwon Province’s agricultural and livestock industries are likely to suffer at least 50 billion won ($45.5 million) in losses from the implementation of Korea’s recent anti-graft law.  The law, scheduled to take effect on September 28, made it illegal for public officials, journalists, [...]