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Young Japanese Lead Surge in Demand for Spicy Korean Food

Young Japanese Lead Surge in Demand for Spicy Korean Food

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan’s young generation is leading demand for Korean food in the country as they increasingly prefer ‘authentic’ Korean food. The Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) said Sunday that Japan’s MZ generation, born between the 1980s and early 2000s, prefers the ‘originality’ of Korean food. Despite Japan’s overall [...]

Exports of Agricultural Goods to Thailand Up Nearly 15 pct

Exports of Agricultural Goods to Thailand Up Nearly 15 pct

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of foodstuffs to Thailand rose 14.7 percent in the first half of 2020, data showed Thursday, on the back of rising demand for ready-to-eat products amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Outbound shipments of foodstuffs to the Southeast Asian country reached US$112 million over the January-June period, [...]

K-food Gains Massive Popularity in Indonesia

K-food Gains Massive Popularity in Indonesia

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) reported on Thursday that K-food is gaining a reputation in Indonesia’s local food franchise and processed food markets. An increasing number of local food producers are introducing new products that resemble K-food. The agency reported that Korean snacks, bread, topokki (spicy rice [...]

Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean barbeque, fried chicken, and bibimbap are some of the most popular Korean foods overseas. In Indonesia, however, topokki, a dish of Korean stir-fried rice cakes, is gaining extensive popularity among members of the younger generation. Korean food franchises in Indonesia, such as Ojju, Omija, and Mujigae are selling [...]