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S. Korea’s Exports of Chicken Soup Jump amid Lockdowns

S. Korea’s Exports of Chicken Soup Jump amid Lockdowns

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizewire) — South Korea’s exports of packaged traditional chicken soup, or “samgyetang,” have posted sharp growth in the first four months of 2020 from a year earlier, data showed Tuesday, amid the growing demand for ready-to-eat products around the globe due to the pandemic-led lockdowns. Outbound shipments of ready-to-eat samgyetang products [...]

Samgyetang, Korean Chicken Soup, Struggles to Make Impression in China

Samgyetang, Korean Chicken Soup, Struggles to Make Impression in China

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Samgyetang, Korean chicken soup cooked with ginseng, started gaining popularity in China through trendy Korean television series. It took roughly ten years before the South Korean government successfully started exporting the dish in June of last year, when the first shipment to China departed.  But the achievement was short [...]

8,000 Chinese Tourists to Visit S. Korea to Taste ‘Samgyetang’

8,000 Chinese Tourists to Visit S. Korea to Taste ‘Samgyetang’

SEOUL, Apr. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of 8,000 employees from a Chinese company will visit South Korea next month to taste Korean traditional ginseng chicken soup, the Seoul city government said Wednesday. The largest signal tour group from Chinese health care company Joymain Science & Technology (Zhongmai Group) will arrive in Seoul on [...]

Chinese Premier Gives a Pep Talk about Korean Food ‘Samgyetang’

Chinese Premier Gives a Pep Talk about Korean Food ‘Samgyetang’

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) –Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday he will recommend “samgyetang,” or South Korea’s ginseng chicken soup, to his people, a day after the neighbors agreed to draw up rules to pave the way for exporting the signature dish to China. “I will recommend samgyetang to China through this visit [...]

Who Said Chickens Can’t Fly? – Exports of Samgyetang Soar

Who Said Chickens Can’t Fly? – Exports of Samgyetang Soar

SEJONG, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Exports of Samgyetang, a popular health food often consumed in summer to help the body resist the heat, are soaring. Samgyetang is a kind of chicken soup cooked with ginseng and other ingredients that are known to increase stamina. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced that [...]