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Exports of Traditional ‘Tteok,’ ‘Topokki’ Food on the Rise: Data

Exports of Traditional ‘Tteok,’ ‘Topokki’ Food on the Rise: Data

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Exports of traditional rice-based food, such as “tteok” and “topokki,” are on the rise amid growing global demand for Korean food, data by the state-run food trade corporation showed Sunday. According to the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp. (aT Center), exports of South Korean-made tteok products that include [...]

Foreigners’ Satisfaction with Korean Food Lowest in Japan: Poll

Foreigners’ Satisfaction with Korean Food Lowest in Japan: Poll

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreigners satisfaction over traditional Korean food, known as hansik in Korea, was the lowest in the neighboring country of Japan, poll showed Monday, amid frayed ties between the two countries over a number of diplomatic issues. Japanese people’s awareness of Korean food came at 32.8 percent, compared to the [...]

Korean Cultural Center in Italy Promotes Korean Food to Local Bloggers

Korean Cultural Center in Italy Promotes Korean Food to Local Bloggers

ROME, NOV. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Cultural Center in Italy has held a cooking class with local bloggers and journalists as part of efforts to promote Korean food. During the special cooking class which took place on Monday, nine bloggers and web magazine editors learned to make traditional Korean dishes as well as Korean-Italian [...]

‘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 [...]

Report Shows Fading Popularity of “Korean Wave”

Report Shows Fading Popularity of “Korean Wave”

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The global popularity of hallyu (the Korean Wave) content is gradually waning.  Based on an online survey of 7,200 consumers from 15 countries in six continents (from October to December 2016), Monday’s report by the Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange showed that only 31 percent of the respondents had [...]