Yeongwol highland kimchi enters the U.S. market… Performance of local promotional special sales event

Published Jun 12, 2024

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Yeongwol County in South Korea has signed an agreement to export highland kimchi to the United States. The agreement was made possible by the Yeongwol Industry Promotion Agency, Gangwon Trading INC, and agricultural company Somsiga. The export will include cabbage kimchi and other varieties using a new kimchi packaging container. The county hopes this will increase income and create jobs for farmers producing kimchi and other agricultural products.
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(Yeongwol = Yonhap News) Reporter Jaehyun Lee = Kimchi from the highlands of Yeongwol-gun, Gangwon-do is on its way to being exported to the United States. The county announced on the 11th that the Yeongwol Industry Promotion Agency, Gangwon Trading INC, and Somsiga, an agricultural company in Sangdong-eup, signed an agreement to export highland kimchi produced in Yeongwol. Accordingly, we plan to ship one frozen/refrigerated container worth of cabbage kimchi, bachelor kimchi, etc. using the newly developed kimchi packaging container. On the 6th, the county held a special exhibition to promote Yeongwol-gun's excellent agricultural products in the eastern United States, which led to the conclusion of this export contract. Yeongwol County Mayor Choi Myeong-seo said, “We expect to see an increase in income and job creation by leading to additional effects for farmers producing not only kimchi products but also cabbage, young ...
Source: Yna
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