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South Korea: Goryeong-gun exports 80 kg of pesticide-free strawberries to Hong Kong

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Published Dec 19, 2023

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Goryeong-gun in Gyeongbuk Province exported 80 kg of pesticide-free 'Seolhyang' strawberries to Hong Kong, known for their high sugar content and resistance to powdery mildew.
Despite challenges like abnormal weather, more strawberries are planned to be exported soon, totaling approximately 250 kg from Goryeong to Hong Kong.
Officials expressed gratitude to the farmers for their hard work in controlling quality, allowing for smooth exports.
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(Goryeong = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim Yong-min = Goryeong-gun, Gyeongbuk Province, announced on the 18th that it exported 80 kg of pesticide-free strawberries to Hong Kong. The 'Seolhyang' variety is characterized by high sugar content and large fruit size. It has a low incidence of fruit deformities and is resistant to powdery mildew, which is fatal to strawberry cultivation. Goryeong-gun plans to export approximately 250 kg of additional strawberries from Goryeong to Hong Kong soon. A military official explained, “Gyeongsan Mountain is the first time that Hong Kong authorities have imported pesticide-free strawberries.” County Governor Lee Nam-cheol said, “Although there were many difficulties due to abnormal weather such as heavy rain and heat waves, I would like to express ...
Source: Yna
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