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Japanese Curlers Spark Row with Praise for Korean Strawberries

Japanese Curlers Spark Row with Praise for Korean Strawberries

SEOUL, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean strawberries have sparked a debate after garnering praise from Japanese curlers over their tastiness. Once overshadowed by varieties from Japan, Korean strawberries now dominate both the South Korean and Asian fruit markets, bringing in millions of dollars in exports. South Korean strawberries now account for over 93 percent [...]

Korean Farmers Grow Giant Strawberries

Korean Farmers Grow Giant Strawberries

NONSAN, South Korea, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Two strawberry farms in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province, have been harvesting giant strawberries dubbed “King’s Berries”.  The farmers started cultivating the fruit in September after completing a pilot project in 2015. The large berries weigh about 30 grams each, and are twice as large as typical strawberries, [...]