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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 [...]