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South Korea: Sweet potatoes from Gimje were exported to Hong Kong for the first time this year

Sweet Potato
South Korea
Hong Kong
Published Dec 10, 2022

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(Gimje = Yonhap News) Reporter Baek Do-in = Sweet potatoes from Gimje, North Jeolla Province were exported to Hong Kong on the 9th.

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These sweet potatoes were produced through contract cultivation by Gongdeok Nonghyup in Gimje, and a total of 8 tons were shipped. This is the first time Gongdeok sweet potatoes have been exported this year. Gongdeok Nonghyup produces 3,000 tons of high-quality sweet potatoes and processed foods a year and supplies them to large discount stores nationwide. Jeong Jae-ho, head of Jeonbuk Agricultural Cooperative Federation, said, "This export is more meaningful as it is made through a special container of the National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science that automatically ...
Source: Yna
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