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Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time ever, Orion Corp. sold more of its signature Choco Pies in Vietnam than in South Korea last year. The South Korean confectionery firm reported on Thursday that sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam rose 15 percent on-year to 92 billion won (US$80.95 million) last year, [...]

Constellation Distributes DAG Token & Launches Flagship Product, Orion, to Mobilize Developer Community

Constellation Distributes DAG Token & Launches Flagship Product, Orion, to Mobilize Developer Community

San Francisco, CA, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Labs (Constellation), the horizontally-scalable blockchain for consumer-grade applications, announced the launch of its flagship product, Orion. Orion, a membership portal to the Constellation ecosystem, will serve as a platform where the Constellation team, developers, and community members can communicate, share resources, and contribute to the network [...]

Dessert Cafés on the Rise Amid Fast Food Industry Struggles

Dessert Cafés on the Rise Amid Fast Food Industry Struggles

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — With South Koreans increasingly valuing emotional satisfaction in affordable purchases, the popularity of dessert cafés is soaring, to the detriment of fast food franchises. The South Korean dessert industry in 2016 reached 9 trillion won, accounting for 10 percent of the dining industry, according to sources close to the food [...]

Food Companies Set up Shop for Face-To-Face Marketing with Consumers

Food Companies Set up Shop for Face-To-Face Marketing with Consumers

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Food and snack companies are reaching out to consumers through face-to-face encounters at cafes and restaurants, and reaping multiple benefits of upgrading their company image, testing new products and increasing sales, industry officials said Thursday.  Binggrae in March gave its Banana-flavored Milk, a product that has survived for 40 [...]

Food Firms Diversify Business amid Slump

Food Firms Diversify Business amid Slump

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Major South Korean food and beverage companies are diversifying their business portfolios as they are reeling from a drawn-out slump, industry officials said Wednesday.  The country’s biggest confectionery Orion Corp. said it has joined with the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (Nonghyup) to venture into the food market. Under the [...]

Korean Snacks Make Solid Overseas Inroads

Korean Snacks Make Solid Overseas Inroads

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Famous Korean snacks have captivated the taste buds of Asian consumers, making overseas sales more important for local confectionery companies grappling with slower growth on home turf, data showed Friday.  Major Korean confectionery companies are increasingly setting their sights on a wider market after seeing robust growth in China [...]

Orion Products Board Chinese Railway

Orion Products Board Chinese Railway

SEOUL, Dec.11 (Korea Bizwire) – Products from Orion, the Korean confectionary company, will be sold on trains and at train stations in China. For the next three years, Orion will exclusively sell Market O Real Brownies, Real Cheese Chips, Real Cracker Chocolate, Dr. You Energy bars and Kids Cookies in compartments and train stations run [...]