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Food Companies Scramble to Develop Seafood-based Home Meal Replacements

Food Companies Scramble to Develop Seafood-based Home Meal Replacements

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Food companies are coming up with variety of recipes, including salmon and tuna, for home meal replacement (HMR) products. In 2017, South Koreans consumed 58.4 kilograms of fishery products per person, surpassing Japan to become the largest consumers in the world. According to the Norwegian Seafood Council, the favorite [...]

S. Korea’s Instant Meals Market Expands Beyond Single-person Households

S. Korea’s Instant Meals Market Expands Beyond Single-person Households

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean market for instant meals has expanded beyond single-person households to the middle-aged population, the country’s leading processed foods maker, CJ Cheiljedang Corp., said Monday. The ready-to-eat items, often referred to as home meal replacement (HMR) products here, have become increasingly popular, mainly on the back of [...]

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 [...]