Buckwheat Noodles

Buckwheat Noodles - ECOPLANTS

Eco Plants has releases a tasty new product comprising 100% Korean buckwheat noodles, under the brand name “MEMIRU.” The buckwheat noodles contain rutin, which helps to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD, diabetes and various adult diseases. The food additives-free buckwheat noodle is digestible food and helps prevent constipation. The Korean manufacturer succeeded in storing and distributing its dried or fresh noodles for an extended period without affecting the original taste and flavor of buckwheat noodles. The MEMIRU is gluten-free as it uses no flour, starch or artificial gluten. It is very easy and quick for consumers to cook.

 

 

• Eco Plants
762, Deokpung-3dong, Hanam, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Tel: (82-31)790-1080
Fax: (82-31)790-1086
E-mail: greenstory100@gmail.com

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Aloe

Aloe Farm Agriculture Association -Aloe

Aloe has long been used for skincare and whitening since ancient times. As the health benefits of aloe, including antibiotic functions, cell regeneration function, increasing the metabolism function and preventing hair loss have been documented for years, Aloe Vera is being used as an ingredient for beverages.

Situated in Geoje Island in South Gyeongsang province on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, Aloe Farm Agriculture Association provides the highest quality aloe which is cultivated in a totally natural way.
Actually, about 60% of Korea’s aloe is produced in the area around Geoje Island, which is the largest area of Korean aloe cultivation and about 2,000 tons of aloe is produced in the area and distributed across the nation.

Geoje Island has a moderate climate that is perfect for cultivating aloe. For this reason, aloe grown from the Geoje area is famous for its thicker aloe gel and chewy texture than their counterparts in other areas in Korea.

Aloe Farm Agriculture Association provides the aloe which is cultivated in a wholly natural way, without using agricultural chemicals and chemical fertilizers during the planting and production process.

Using the high-quality aloe from Geoje, the company provides several different types of aloe products – aloe vinegar solution, aloe gel, aloe Vera gel, aloe jam and aloe juice.

In 2008, the company introduced ISO9001:2000 certification for its processing facilities to maintain the high quality of products, and the aloe Vera gel was endorsed by the U.S. FDA.

 

 

• Aloe Farm Agriculture Association
684-1 Oksan-ri Geoje-myeon, Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea
Tel: (82-55)633-5575
Fax: (82-55)633-5777
E-mail: ceo@aloefarm.com
Website: aloefarm.com

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Korea’s Food Products Aim to Go Global

Korean Food
The Korean Wave of pop culture items sweeping through Asian countries has contributed to putting Korea firmly in the limelight in the international community, which has also drawn increasing attention to Korean food and cultural products.

South Korea has fertile plains suitable for agriculture in its southern region and the climate supports agriculture, thus Korea can produce crops and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Also, the seas surrounding the Korean peninsula provide many types of seafood, like tuna, king crab and squid.

Using these abundant food materials, the country has developed a unique culinary culture and has a large selection of specialties and delicacies by region, including hangwa (Korean confectioneries), jeotgal (salted fermented seafood), and traditional beverages as well as fresh agricultural produce such as apple, sweet persimmon, persimmon and pear, let alone Korean ginseng, which is already popular, especially in Asia and around the world.

Especially, the importing amounts of fruits such as apple, sweet persimmon, strawberry and pear have dramatically increased in Southeast Asian countries and Japan. In the case of mushrooms, the amount has doubled in China, including Hong Kong.

As Korea’s agricultural products have recently been getting popular on the Asian market, including significantly in China and beyond Asia, demand for these specialties and delicacies from different regions of Korea is on the rise overseas markets. The demands of Korean food and agricultural products are expected to be on a constant rise thanks to not only the influence of the Korean cultural wave, but also the safety and quality of Korean products.

Rich in nutritional value and unique in taste, Korean cuisine has been increasingly recognized by diners around the world. Just name a few, Kimchi, Bulgogi and Bibimbap are well-known Korean dishes, in as much as they immediately come to mind when many foreigners think of Korea.

In order to take advantage of this trend, Korea’s leading food companies are actively seducing the appetites of overseas consumers by launching Korean food products, tailored to the tastes of foreign consumers or further promoting the existing Korean food items aboard by attending a number of international food fairs.

Some Korea’s major food providers companies will showcase a range of quality products at the Food Expo 2012, set to take place during 16 to 18 August in Hong Kong to expand their overseas market base their with their top quality food products, including ginseng, laver, Aloe, kimich and vinegar beverage as well as some ready-prepared foods and instant foods.

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Hangwa (a traditional Korean confectionary)

Jindo Traditional Food Co. is a Jindo – based company that provides Hangwa (a traditional Korean confectionary), Dduk (rice cake), soybean paste and other traditional Korean foodstuff using the locally grown produces.

The third largest island in South Korea, Jindo is off the southwest corner of the Korean peninsula and is famous for high-quality agricultural and marine products such as Chinese matrimony vine, green onion, black rice and dried laver & seaweed.

Hangwa (a traditional Korean confectionary) is one of the most favorite gifts on traditional holidays such as Seolral (Lunar new years day), Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day). It can be found on ritual tables, a spread of fruits and snacks to pay respect to ancestors. Hangwa is also served along with tea to visitors.

 

Korean Snack

 

Jindo Traditional Food provides diverse Hangwa gift packages, which contain Gangjung (oil-fried cookie made of glutinous rice powder and coated with popped rice), Yakgwa (deep-fried honey cookies), Dasik (a kind of pattern-pressed candy) and maejakkwa (fried ribbon cookies made of wheat flour with ginger and salt). The main ingredients of Hangwa are locally cultivated produces such as black rice, sesame, perilla seeds, peanuts, Baknyeoncho (opuntia), green laver, black sesame, hulled millets, green tea and sweet pumpkin.

Ms. Kim Yeong-suk, president of the company won numerous awards from nationwide cooking contests of making Korea’s traditional rice cake and home-made cuisines.

Based on the traditional recipes and quality materials, her company provides various types of rice cakes and gift packages that are good as a tea-time snack or a tasty simple meal.

 

Korean cake

 

They are made with local specialties such as the fruit of Chinese matrimony vine, black rice and tumeric and decorated attractively with nuts and kernels. With such natural ingredients, they don’t contain any artificial additives, thus they digest well.

In line with the growing trend toward safe and healthful foods, Jindo Traditional Food strives to continue to provide top quality foodstuffs by preserving and further developing the traditional methods of cooking inherited generation after generation.

The company promises to deliver the best service and the strictest quality control in the entire production process. It acquired the ISO 9001.

 

 

 

• Jindo Traditional Food Co., Ltd.
345-4, Inju-ri, Jisan-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do, Korea
Tel: (82-61)542-0011
E-mail: jindo0011@hanmail.net
Website: jindofood.co.kr

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Sauce & Dressing

Wonil food-sauce and dressing

 

Established in 1988, Wonil Food is a producer of sauces and dressings as a professional food ingredients maker with strict quality control and a clean production system.

Building on its efforts to expand business, it has formed partnerships with as many as 170 clients, including leading pizza companies, restaurants, fried chicken franchisees, and other food service companies in Korea. It also manufactures products on an OEM basis.

It mainly provides sauces, dressings, extracts, flavorings, seasoning, batter-mix, pre-mix and powder, which guarantee quality and safety.

Best Products from Chungbuk, Korea

Wonil Food Co., Ltd
● Head office
593-17, Song Doo-ri, Jincheon-eup, Jincheon-gun, Chungbuk, Korea
Tel: (82-43)532-2324 Fax: (82-43)532-2327
● Seoul Office
5F, Wonil Bldg., 422-5, Dogok2-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: (82-2)577-0274 Fax: (82-2)577-0277
Website: wonilfood.com

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