South Korea: Seedless Delaware grape shipped nationwide from Daejeon for the first time

Fresh Grape
South Korea
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 16, 2024

Tridge summary

On April 11, Mr. Song Il-gu achieved a significant milestone by making the first shipment of Delaware grapes of the year from Daebyeol-dong, Dong-gu, Daejeon, approximately three months earlier than other farms. This early harvest was made possible through a unique cultivation method that involved using three layers of plastic and heating the facility since the end of November the previous year. Despite being smaller, these seedless grapes boast a higher sugar content than regular grapes. The Daejeon Agricultural Technology Center, led by Director Lee Hyo-sook, has pledged to support the production of high-quality grapes by offering guidance on cultivation technology and helping reduce farm management costs.
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The first Delaware grapes were shipped this year from Daebyeol-dong, Dong-gu, Daejeon. According to the Daejeon Agricultural Technology Center, Mr. Song Il-gu of Daebyeol-dong shipped Delaware grapes for the first time nationwide on April 11. Since the end of November last year, Mr. Song has been growing grapes by covering the facility house with three layers of plastic and heating it. This harvest is about 3 months earlier than other farms. Delaware grapes are known as seedless grapes. Grape grains are smaller than regular grapes at 1.5~1.8g, but their average sugar content is 18~20 brix, which is about 4 brix higher than regular grapes (Campbell Early). Mr. Song Il-gu said, “Daejeon Sannae grapes are not only shipped the fastest in the country, but also have a high sugar content,” and added, “I hope Sannae grapes become widely known to consumers across the ...
Source: Agrinet
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