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S. Korean Alcohol and Pork Exports to Muslim Countries on the Rise

S. Korean Alcohol and Pork Exports to Muslim Countries on the Rise

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean soju and pork exports to Muslim countries, where alcohol and pork are normally forbidden, are rising. The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT) reported on Wednesday that last year’s soju exports to Indonesia reached $1.3 million, a 10.1 percent increase from the previous year. Between January [...]

First ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’ Launches in Korea

First ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’ Launches in Korea

GIMHAE, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Bugyeong Pig Farming Association (BPFA) from Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province, has launched for the first time in Korea what it’s calling ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’. These pork products were developed at the ‘Together Happy Farm’ (translated from Korean), which was certified as an ‘animal welfare farm’ on June 30.  [...]

WH Group Announces Sale of Campofrio Stake for US$354 Million

WH Group Announces Sale of Campofrio Stake for US$354 Million

HONG KONG, Jun. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. (“Smithfield”), a wholly owned subsidiary of WH Group Limited (“WH Group”) (HKEX:288), today announced the sale of its entire equity interest in Campofrio to Alfa for $354 million in cash. The sale represents approximately 37% of the entire issued share capital of Campofrio. “This transaction [...]