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Food Companies Scramble to Develop Seafood-based Home Meal Replacements

Food Companies Scramble to Develop Seafood-based Home Meal Replacements

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Food companies are coming up with variety of recipes, including salmon and tuna, for home meal replacement (HMR) products. In 2017, South Koreans consumed 58.4 kilograms of fishery products per person, surpassing Japan to become the largest consumers in the world. According to the Norwegian Seafood Council, the favorite [...]

South Koreans Biggest per Capita Consumers of Seafood

South Koreans Biggest per Capita Consumers of Seafood

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s yearly per capita consumption of seafood has reached nearly 60 kilograms, making the nation one of the world’s largest consumers of natural sea products, ahead of Norway and Japan. These numbers were reiterated by the Norwegian Seafood Council at a press conference held yesterday in central Seoul. [...]

Gov’t Bans Shellfish Harvesting over Paralytic Toxins

Gov’t Bans Shellfish Harvesting over Paralytic Toxins

SEOUL, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — High levels of paralytic toxins have spread along South Korea’s southeastern coast and contaminated shellfish, the maritime ministry said Wednesday, vowing to tighten oversight over the harvesting of the seafood. Earlier this month, paralytic toxins were detected in waters near the southern port city of Busan and Geoje Island [...]

S. Korea to Appeal WTO Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

S. Korea to Appeal WTO Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will appeal the World Trade Organization’s ruling on its import restrictions on Japanese seafood after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and keep them in place until a final decision is made, Seoul’s trade ministry said Friday. Japan officially lodged a complaint at the WTO in 2015 to [...]