South Korea: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs-aT establishes a new cold chain transportation network in Thailand

South Korea
Published Sep 29, 2021

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[Livestock Newspaper Reporter Kim Young-gil] The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Minister Hyun-soo Kim) and the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT, President Kim Chun-jin) started cold chain transportation services in Thailand ahead of the main export season for fresh agricultural products. It is a logistics management technique that maintains a constant temperature during storage and transportation from production to final consumption. It is essential for the distribution of temperature-sensitive and perishable refrigerated and frozen foods. Thailand's exports of fresh agricultural products for the past three years from 2018 to 2020 are growing at an average annual rate of 13%. Exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products last year surpassed $200 million for the first time in history, and export expansion is expected. In particular, thanks to the growing interest in health after Corona 19, the popularity of Korean kimchi, tteokbokki, and ...
Source: Chuksannews
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