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Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean agricultural cooperative is pushing to introduce a vending machine selling livestock products, such as pork and beef, targeting the increasing number of single-person households in the country, industry sources said Friday. The National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, known as Nonghyup here, will first showcase the dispenser at [...]

Study Shows Korean Diet Becoming Significantly Westernized

Study Shows Korean Diet Becoming Significantly Westernized

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean diet has shifted rapidly over the past half century to become more westernized, with increased consumption of meat and a drop in rice consumption.  According to a recent report by Nonghyup’s Livestock & Economy Research Institute, the average annual meat consumption per person for 2015 was 47.6kg, [...]

Koreans Consuming More Meat and Less Grain

Koreans Consuming More Meat and Less Grain

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) – For the past ten years, westernized dietary patterns of Koreans have led to increased consumption of meat, while consumption of grain has decreased. The average Korean consumes more meat than individuals in neighboring countries including China and Japan, according to the Korea Times. Based on the ‘Report on a Change [...]

S. Koreans’ Meat Consumption Lags Behind OECD Average in 2014

S. Koreans’ Meat Consumption Lags Behind OECD Average in 2014

SEJONG, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Koreans’ meat consumption has increased a large extent for the past few decades but still lags far behind the average intake of other advanced countries, a government report showed Friday. According to the report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the country’s annual per-capita consumption [...]