South Korea: Gimhae city promotes the diversification of tomato and paprika exports

Fresh Tomato
South Korea
Published Jul 12, 2023

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Gimhae City in South Korea plans to diversify its tomato and paprika exports by targeting the Middle East market, specifically Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Currently, almost all tomatoes and paprika grown in the region are exported to Japan. The city will also explore exporting other fresh agricultural products such as strawberries and sweet persimmons to the Middle East.
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(Gimhae = Yonhap News) Reporter Lee Jeong-hoon = Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, announced on the 11th that it would pursue diversification of tomato and paprika exports. Almost all tomatoes and paprika grown in Daedong-myeon, adjacent to the Nakdonggang River, are exported to Japan. Gimhae City is seeking exports of tomatoes and paprika to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the logistics and distribution center of the Middle East. Cherry tomatoes, ripe tomatoes, and paprika grown by farmers in Gimhae will be sold at the Korean agricultural products store, which will open on the 21st at the Dubai Agricultural Wholesale Market in the United Arab Emirates. This is the first time Gimhae City's tomatoes and paprika have been introduced to the Middle East. In addition to tomatoes and paprika, Gimhae City plans to ...
Source: Yna
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