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South Korea: The Golden Thread Strawberry climbs the export path to Southeast Asia

Fresh Strawberry
Fruits
South Korea
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 18, 2023

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Jinju City in South Korea has announced that it will export 1.6 tons of golden thread strawberries to five countries in Southeast Asia. Geumsil strawberries are the region's main agricultural product, accounting for 80% of total agricultural exports. Last year, Gyeongnam's share of nationwide strawberry exports was 94%, with Jinju accounting for over 70% of that.
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(Jinju = Yonhap News) Reporter Park Jeong-heon = Jinju City, Gyeongsangnam-do announced on the 17th that it will export 1.6 tons of golden thread strawberries to five countries in Southeast Asia, including Hong Kong and Singapore. Geumsil strawberries are the region's representative fresh agricultural product, accounting for 80% of total agricultural exports, recording exports of more than 3,000 tons every year. Looking at last year's nationwide strawberry exports, Gyeongnam's export share was 94%, of which Jinju accounted for more than 70%. The strawberries exported this time are the Geumsil variety produced by Sugok Agricultural Cooperative Export Farming Group and Sugok Fruitful Export Agricultural Cooperative Corporation. It was developed by the Gyeongnam Agricultural Research and Extension Services in 2016 and is characterized by high sugar content and hardness. A city official said, "The amount of strawberry exports in the first half of this year was $38.59 million as ...
Source: Yna
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