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S. Korean Agency Cracks Down on Mislabeled Pork and Kimchi Products

S. Korean Agency Cracks Down on Mislabeled Pork and Kimchi Products

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service said on Wednesday that it has recently cracked down on 132 manufacturers and distributors of pork and kimchi that have violated rules on country of origin labeling. Out of 10,732 vendors that handle pork and kimchi across the country, the agency found [...]

Fermented Foods Like Kimchi Defend Against the Flu Virus

Fermented Foods Like Kimchi Defend Against the Flu Virus

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A new study has found fermented foods with lactic acid bacteria such as kimchi can help fight the flu. The joint study conducted by Korea University, the World Institute of Kimchi, and Daesang Corporation revealed that traditional fermented foods with lactobacillus can help control flu viruses, according to the [...]

‘Bulgogi’ and ‘Jjimdak’ Most Popular Dishes Among Foreign Residents

‘Bulgogi’ and ‘Jjimdak’ Most Popular Dishes Among Foreign Residents

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – ‘Bulgogi’ and ‘jjimdak’ have been found to be two of the most popular Korean dishes among foreign nationals living in South Korea, according to a new survey. The survey conducted by food and beverage company CJ CheilJedang on Tuesday revealed that bulgogi is the most popular Korean dish among foreign [...]

Making Kimchi Cheaper This Year

Making Kimchi Cheaper This Year

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The cost to make kimchi, the traditional Korean side dish made from cabbage, radishes and hot peppers, is expected to fall this year thanks to stable supplies of major vegetables and ingredients, the agriculture ministry said Friday. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said the cost to [...]