Potato News from South Korea
Food crisis in Ukraine... South Korean domestic potato prices soar
May 16, 2022Potato prices continue to rise. At the Garak Market in Seoul on the 4th, a box of 20 kg of potatoes was sold at KRW 75,367 (about USD 58.48). Compared to the average value (48,105 won) from 2019 to 2021, it rose by 57%.
South Korean 'Microtuber' company E Green Global (EGG) Secures USD 15 million Investment from ADB Ventures
December 13, 2021Advanced crop technology company E Green Global Co. Ltd. (EGG) announced that it has raised additional equity funding from ADB Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Las patatas fritas gallegas Bonilla a la Vista también se comen con palillos
July 06, 2020Algunos usuarios de Corea del Sur se han hecho eco en las redes sociales de esta particular forma de comer el conocido producto coruñés.
South Korea Re-Opens Market for Table-Stock potatoes from Idaho, Washington and Oregon
December 22, 2017Potatoes USA reports that the South Korean government has reopened its market for table-stock potatoes from the Pacific Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
TOMRA Sorting Food launches Korean website
July 04, 2017TOMRA Sorting Food, the worldwide leader in sorting and peeling equipment, has launched a Korean langcode website, which provides a dynamic online resource for its Korean-speaking customers.
South Korea potential growth market for Australian potatoes
April 15, 2015South Korea could help provide Australian potato growers with some relief from domestic cost pressures via a potentially lucrative growth market for exports.
Haitai-Calbee to build snack factory in South Korea to meet soaring demand
April 08, 2015Japanese snack maker Calbee will build a factory in South Korea to meet the soaring consumer appetite for its potato chips in that country.
McDonalds South Korea introduces Honey Butter French Fries
February 26, 2015It was bound to happen. This isn't out of the blue. It makes perfectly good sense. In South Korea, McDonald's is rolling out honey butter french fries.
Nongshim Co.’s Sumi Potato Chip Honey-Mustard sets record sales
February 03, 2015In South Korea, Nongshim Co.’s Sumi Potato Chip Honey-Mustard set a new record for domestic snack sales with 3.6 million bags sold in the first month, the Korean snack company announced.