[INQ. NO. 1801C25] Established in 1990, OKF Corporation. is specialized in the manufacture of multi-beverage products, exporting about 750 kinds of beverages to 160 countries around the world including the USA, and countries in Europe, Central and South America. OKF Aloe Vera King, developed based on the company’s exclusive technology in 1997, is the world’s No. 1 brand recognized as a high value drink in overseas markets and holding patents in 180 countries.
OKF has been focusing on expansion into overseas markets for nearly 30 years working with global partners including Costco, WALMART, Tesco, Carrefour, Auchan, Metro, SuperValue, Kroger, LIDL, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Sam’s Club, Walgreen, CVS, 7-Eleven, Groceries, and the US Army PX to develop and market a wide range of products.
OKF’s Multi Beverage Factory is the world’s largest production facility. Equipped with state-of-the-art automatic equipment, its production and export base of 99,000 square meters has a capacity of producing 3 billion bottles annually. This is equivalent to an economic value of KRW 1.5 trillion with an annual production capacity of 8 million bottles (about 250 containers).
OKF complies with the US FDA regulations and has won major international certifications such as SGS, IFS, FSSC 22000, ISO, GMP, HACCP, Kosher, HALAL, NOP, EU Organic Certificate, GOST and BRC. In addition, the company has hired highly qualified researchers and established an advanced research institute in cooperation with leading global conglomerates. audit systems
OKF has passed global audit systems certifying product quality requirements by Coca Cola, Sunkist, Dole, Ocean Spray, Delmonte, Monster, Amway, Kraft, and regularly acquired distribution audit system requirements for companies, such as WALMART, Costco, Mercadona and obtained WALMART factory ID in 2015 as the first company in Korea.
The word, Aloe is derived from the Greek word for the dried juice of aloe leaves. Ferox – “fierce” or “war-like”. This indicates how hard it is to drink. In 1997, OKF successfully developed Aloe Vera King, a beverage with maximized efficacy of aloe vera as well as excellent taste and flavor by preserving its aloe gel form through the company’s exclusive technology.
This product was awarded the iTQi Award, the Beverage Innovation Award, the American Masters Award, and the Golden Europe Award as well as the Monde Selection Award, a global award, and it was an opportunity to objectively demonstrate its power as a world-class product.
OKF was awarded Hidden Champion and World Champ Corporation by the Korean government and selected as a World-Class Corporation, as well as receiving the President Award of Industry recognizing its new market penetration and export achievements.
In addition to the already popular aloe products, OKF develops and introduces more than five new products every year, including coconut beverages, PET canned sparkling drinks, coffee, yogurt, and smoothies. In addition, the company participates in more than 50 major food exhibitions around the world each year in order to win more customers. OKF also conducts and manages and supports local promotions through its head office in consultation with buyers to satisfy the needs of the local customers.
Thanks to such efforts in sales and marketing, OKF was able to secure the world’s top-100 global distribution networks. Now OKF’s brands are available in duty free shops, discount stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, specialty shops, and cafes.
World’s No.1 Brand
OKF received awards in Monde Selection four times (in 2009, 2013, 2015, and 2016) and was also awarded in the world’s top awards such as iTQi, Beverage Innovation, and American Masters Award. Now the company plans to continue promoting its Project to Become the National Drink through the exclusive branding strategy to increase market share via its global network by continuously developing and launching products and strengthening brand awareness.
Apart from the countries to which OKF products are currently exported, it is exploring promising markets all over the world. In particular, they are being sold at retail stores including Costco, Walmart, Soriana, Cencosud, Jumbo etc. in Latin America, an emerging market for Korean exports, in countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala and in the Caribbean.
As a globally recognized company, OKF intends to continue providing the best-quality healthy beverages and strive to become a global multi beverage group that contributes to the health of people around the world.
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