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03 December 2019
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports from US Recover to Half of Total
SOUTH KOREA - US beef, once shunned by consumers fearful of mad cow disease, is now half of total beef imports....
02 December 2019
View news from Korea, South US Beef Imports at Record High in Korean Imported Beef Market
SOUTH KOREA - Beef imported from the United States increased significantly to hit a share of over 50 percent of South Korea's imported beef market this year, a trade promotion agency said Monday....
06 September 2019
View news from Korea, South Korean Buyers Explore US Beef, Pork Production & Retail Merchandising
US - Encouraging major food retailers in South Korea to offer their customers additional US beef and pork products, USMEF led a team of buyers on a tour of packing plants and supermarkets in Nebraska and Iowa. ...
20 August 2019
View news from Korea, South Korea to Export More Beef to HK
SOUTH KOREA - The Hanwoo Board plans to build a stronger distributor network and boost sales of premium Korean beef, called hanwoo, in Hong Kong, which was the biggest importer in 2018, the quasi-government body said Tuesday....
05 August 2019
View news from Korea, South Dairy Firms to Stop Using Japanese Ingredients
SOUTH KOREA - Namyang Dairy, Maeil Dairies and Seoul Dairy Cooperative are working to stop using dairy products and other ingredients imported from Japan amid the deepening trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo, according to industry officials Wednesday....
28 June 2019
View news from Korea, South Ministry Aims to Reduce Fine Dust from Agro-Livestock Sector by 30%
SOUTH KOREA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced a set of measures to reduce air pollution by decreasing the output of ultrafine dust particles and ammonia by 30 percent through 2022....
20 June 2019
View news from Korea, South Meal Kits Featuring US Pork, Beef Showcased at Seoul Food
SOUTH KOREA - Placing a special emphasis on home meal replacement (HMR) and other convenience-style meal kits made with US pork and beef, USMEF participated in Seoul Food 2019, the largest food trade show in South Korea and one of the top four in Asia....
12 April 2019
View news from Korea, South US Beef Centerpiece of Two New HMR Kits Launched in Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Positioning US beef to capitalise on rapidly growing demand for convenience foods in South Korea, USMEF partnered with the country’s second-largest retailer to launch a pair of home meal replacement (HMR) kits that feature chop steak and...
21 November 2018
View news from Korea, South Steaks High as Beef Goes Blockchain
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government said Tuesday it will use blockchain technology to track beef through the supply chain to provide consumers with information about the source of their food....
18 October 2018
View news from Korea, South Number of Cattle in Korea Up in Q3/2018
SOUTH KOREA - The number of livestock in South Korea rose on-year in the third quarter of 2018 due to more calves being bred, government data showed Thursday....
20 September 2018
View news from Korea, South US Beef Steak, Pork Sausages in Showcased Korea
SOUTH KOREA - US beef chuck eye roll steak and US pork sausages were highlighted by USMEF at a special "Picnic on the Bridge" event at the 2018 Seoul Food Festival in South Korea....
13 August 2018
View news from Korea, South Franchise Show in Korea Provides Opportunities for US Red Meat
SOUTH KOREA - US pork and beef products used for Korean barbecue dishes were highlighted by USMEF during International Franchise Seoul, one of the longest-running exhibitions for South Korea’s franchising sector....
06 August 2018
View news from Korea, South US Red Meat Imports Surge in H1, Expanding Presence in Korean market
SOUTH KOREA - US beef and pork imports surged in the first half of 2018, expanding their presence in the South Korean market, a research institute said Sunday....
19 July 2018
View news from Korea, South Rise in Number of Cattle, Pigs in Korea During Q2
SOUTH KOREA - The number of livestock in South Korea rose on-year in the second quarter of 2018 due to more calves being bred, government data showed Thursday....
13 July 2018
View news from Korea, South Korean Consumers Gain Access to Cargill’s Premium, Imported Beef
SOUTH KOREA - Cargill and Seoul-based AG Meat, a specialty import meat distributor are partnering to offer premium US beef brand, Excel®, in a new concept meat store called 'It’s Meat'. At 'It’s Meat', Korean consumers can now purchase high-quality,...
10 April 2018
View news from Korea, South KORUS FTA Causes Major Losses to Korean Red Meat, Soybean Industry
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea’s agriculture, livestock, and seafood industries suffered around one trillion won (about $1 billion) in production losses in the five years after the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) took effect, a report shows....
05 March 2018
View news from Korea, South Data Reveals US Beef Regains No. 1 Place in Korean Imported Beef Market
SOUTH KOREA - US beef imports shot up significantly last year, beating Australian meat to regain its No. 1 status in the Korean market for the first time in 14 years, industry data showed Monday....
08 February 2018
View news from Korea, South Self-sufficiency in Dairy Foods Falls to Under 50% for First Time in 2017
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's self-sufficiency for dairy foods fell to under 50 per cent last year for the first time, statistics showed Wednesday, apparently from manufacturers cutting back on production due to the declining birthrate....
02 February 2018
View news from Korea, South Growth of Korea’s Jeju Island Provides Opportunities for US Red Meat
SOUTH KOREA - Sharing new menu trends with restaurants and food-service companies that have set up shop on Korea’s Jeju Island, USMEF conducted a US red meat seminar for more than 70 food distributors and suppliers....
15 January 2018
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports from US Reach Record in 2017
SOUTH KOREA - Korea’s US beef imports surpassed the $1 billion mark for the first time ever in the first 11 months of 2017, official government data showed Sunday, fueled by rising consumer demand....
08 January 2018
View news from Korea, South McDonald’s Beef Shortage Takes Burgers Off Menu
SOUTH KOREA - McDonald’s Korea recently halted sales of some beef hamburgers due to a shortage of patties from Australia. ...
27 December 2017
View news from Korea, South Korea Exports Semen of Dairy Cattle to Malaysia, Uganda
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's agricultural cooperative said Wednesday it has exported Korean dairy cattle semen to Malaysia and Uganda for artificial insemination....
19 December 2017
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Sales Rise Due to Popularity of Premium Beef, E-Mart Reports
SOUTH KOREA - Sales of Korean beef outperformed those of imported beef for the first eleven months this year due to the growing popularity of premium beef products, E-Mart said Tuesday....
20 November 2017
View news from Korea, South US Beef Claims Half of Korean Import Market
SOUTH KOREA - For the first time in 14 years, imports of US beef accounts for more than half of South Korea’s imported beef market on the back of the two countries’ free trade agreement, according to data from the Korea International Trade Association...
17 November 2017
View news from Korea, South Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine
SOUTH KOREA - A South Korean agricultural cooperative is pushing to introduce a vending machine selling livestock products, such as pork and beef, targeting the increasing number of single-person households in the country, industry sources said Friday....
13 November 2017
View news from Korea, South Korea to Lower Sampling Inspections on US beef
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will reduce sampling inspections carried out on US beef after no unauthorized materials that pose health risks have been found in products over the last five months, the agriculture ministry said Thursday....
04 August 2017
View news from Korea, South US Beef Industry Champions FTA
SOUTH KOREA - The US beef industry urged Washington not to change the free trade agreement with South Korea because it’s been so beneficial to it. ...
24 July 2017
View news from Korea, South Korea Strengthens US Beef Inspections Amid Reignited BSE Fears
SOUTH KOREA - The government said Thursday it has strengthened inspections on US beef imports following the detection of mad cow disease in the United States....
 
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