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‘Mild Kimchi’ to Hit U.S. and European Markets

‘Mild Kimchi’ to Hit U.S. and European Markets

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food companies are rolling out not-so-spicy ‘mild kimchi’ products to increase their presence in the American and European markets. Daesang Corp. recently invested 20 billion won (US$16.5 million) to set up a manufacturing plant in Los Angeles capable of producing around 2,000 tons of kimchi every year. [...]

California Celebrates Korean Kimchi Day

California Celebrates Korean Kimchi Day

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean Kimchi festival took place in California on Monday (local time). In celebration of California’s first Korean Kimchi Day, some 200 people including city officials, politicians, business leaders and diplomats gathered at the Korean consulate in Los Angeles to experience the Korean kimchi-making process. South Korea passed new [...]

Winner of Kimchi Cookoff at The Culinary Institute of America Announced

Winner of Kimchi Cookoff at The Culinary Institute of America Announced

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The second kimchi-themed cook-off was held at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, a so-called “food lover’s paradise” in California’s Napa Valley, a famous wine-producing region. Carlota Bradley won the first prize with her creative culinary art called Jonggkim Rice Stack, a dish made with kimchi and [...]

California’s Assembly Passes Resolution to Celebrate ‘Kimchi Day’

California’s Assembly Passes Resolution to Celebrate ‘Kimchi Day’

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — California’s legislature has passed a new resolution to celebrate kimchi, a popular Korean fermented side dish, to promote the consumption of healthier food, industry sources said Tuesday. Under the bill led by Californian Assemblyman Steven Choi, which was passed on the previous day, the U.S. state of California plans [...]