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Kimchi Bacteria a Better Alternative to Ethanol Disinfectant

Kimchi Bacteria a Better Alternative to Ethanol Disinfectant

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that a culture medium of lactic acid bacteria extracted from kimchi is capable of killing off viruses. This medium is expected to be a safer alternative to alcohol. The National Institute of Biological Resources announced on Monday that the culture medium of ‘Lactobacillus plantarum [...]

Health Benefits Drive Soaring Demand for Kimchi in Europe

Health Benefits Drive Soaring Demand for Kimchi in Europe

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Kimchi, a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings, is drawing significant attention in Europe where healthy food choices are gaining popularity. According to a report released by the Paris branch of the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) on Saturday, a [...]

Kimchi Gaining Popularity in U.S as Wuhan Coronavirus Antidote

Kimchi Gaining Popularity in U.S as Wuhan Coronavirus Antidote

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — With new cases of coronavirus infection, commonly known as the Wuhan coronavirus, spreading around the world, attention is being paid to kimchi in the U.S. This is due to the fact that the immune effects of kimchi were expressed during the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak. A [...]