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South Korea: Hongseong garlic, pilot exported to Malaysia and Hong Kong

Published Nov 17, 2023

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Hongseong garlic, a specialty crop from Hongseong-gun in South Chungcheong Province, is now being exported to Malaysia and Hong Kong, following previous exports to the United States and Singapore. The pilot export to Malaysia included 170 kg of unpeeled blood garlic, while peeled garlic will be exported to Hong Kong on the 23rd. The Hongseong Agricultural Technology Center plans to increase exports based on market response and promote the unique qualities of Hongseong garlic overseas.
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(Hongseong = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim So-yeon = Hongseong garlic, a specialty crop of Hongseong-gun, South Chungcheong Province, is entering Malaysia and Hong Kong following the United States and Singapore. Hongseong-gun announced on the 16th that it is conducting a pilot export of Hongseong garlic to Malaysia and Hong Kong together with the Rural Development Administration. On the 11th of last month, a ship carrying 170 kg of unpeeled blood garlic departed for Malaysia. On the 23rd, peeled garlic will be exported to Hong Kong. The export volume has not yet been confirmed. Hongseong garlic was exported on a pilot basis to the United States in 2021 and Singapore in 2022. Lee Seung-bok, director of the Hongseong Agricultural Technology Center, said, “After seeing the market response through pilot exports, we plan to ...
Source: Yna
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