WANDO, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — With seaweed gaining popularity as an effective solution for fine dust, agricultural and fishery products from Wando, South Jeolla Province are being brought to the spotlight.
Wando produces 150 kinds of agricultural and fishery products, as well as beverages and liquor. The county is most famous for its 100 kinds of fishery products, 37 agricultural products, and 3 livestock products.
Wando also produces wine, vinegar, and tea made from loquats, a plum-like fruit with a strong, sweet fragrance that thrives in Wando-gun’s soft sea breeze.
Dendropanax, a plant species popular in the county that is known to contain chlorogenic acid which is good for gout, arthritis and rheumatoid spondylitis is a common ingredient in chicken soup, facial masks, creams, and soaps.
Wando also serves a variety of noodles, powders and stir-fried dishes made from the region’s specialty laver, dried seaweed, and kelp, as well as green tea leaves.
Hizikia fusiforme-based concentrate and bean soup, pickles and pepper sauce made from kelp, and a variety of dishes made from abalone are also available.
Kelp and hizikia-based jelly and caramel are particularly popular.
Citron-based vinegar and tea, oyster soup, abalone and seaweed soup, as well as ten different kinds of health supplements made from seaweed and anchovies are also being produced in Wando-gun.
Wando, in collaboration with the Marine Biotechnology Research Center and a famous dumpling shop with 70 years of experience, recently created various kinds of abalone dumplings.
These products are readily available at Wando Tower and the Wando Seaweed Center.
M. H. Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)