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Single-Person Households Drive Growth of Single-Serving Groceries, Ready-to-Eat Meals

Single-Person Households Drive Growth of Single-Serving Groceries, Ready-to-Eat Meals

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of fresh food products in small quantities and home meal replacements have grown substantially with single- and dual-person households emerging as primary consumers. In the past two weeks, sales of GS Supermarket’s “single-serving vegetable” packets were 68.7 percent higher than in the two weeks directly following the date [...]

Food Companies Striving to Develop Microwavable HMR Packing Containers

Food Companies Striving to Develop Microwavable HMR Packing Containers

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food processing firms are striving to develop microwavable packing containers for frozen and instant foods amid the growing popularity of home meal replacement (HMR) products, industry sources said Thursday. The size of the local packaging industry stood at 44.2 trillion won (US$41.4 billion) in 2015 while the [...]

Young Adults Drivers of Microwavable Meals Boom

Young Adults Drivers of Microwavable Meals Boom

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Quick and easy to prepare microwavable meals, also called home meal replacements, are particularly popular among those in their 20s and 30s, research has found.  Instant rice like food company CJ’s Hetbahn and frozen dumplings were the two meal replacements most searched for on the Naver search engine’s shopping [...]