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Boseong Celebrates Record of 280,000 Visitors at Tea Plantation Light Festival

Boseong Celebrates Record of 280,000 Visitors at Tea Plantation Light Festival

BOSEONG, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Boseong County in South Jeolla Province announced on Monday that more than 280,000 people visited the Boseong Tea Plantation Light Festival, which came to a close recently. Boseong is considered the birthplace of the commercial tea industry and is the largest producer of tea in the country. The festival [...]

S. Korea’s Hadong Named FAO Agricultural Heritage System for Tea-growing Method

S. Korea’s Hadong Named FAO Agricultural Heritage System for Tea-growing Method

ROME, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization on Thursday designated a site in Hadong, a town in South Korea’s South Gyeongsang Province, as one of its world agricultural heritage systems in recognition of the site’s traditional tea-growing method that maintains biodiversity. At a ceremony to mark the designation of Globally [...]