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South Korea to use blockchain technology for beef traceability 23 Nov 2018

South Korea has announced it is to make use of blockchain technology in its food industry in an attempt to improve consumer confidence.

South Korea's CJ Cheiljedang 'to buy US, German firms' 28 Aug 2018

CJ CheilJedang, the South Korea-based food manufacturer, has reportedly announced plans to buy two frozen-food companies - Kahiki Foods in the US and Germany's Mainfrost.

South Korea's Lotte Group in supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand 14 Aug 2018

The food arm of South Korea's Lotte Group has signed a joint venture supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand with the possibility of expanding the partnership into China.

South Korea's CJ Cheiljedang eyes US market amid speculation Schwan's a target 8 Jun 2018

CJ CheilJedang, a leading South Korean processed food manufacturer, is seeking to make acquisitions in the US frozen category to expands its presence in overseas markets.

Brazil's JBS kicks off pork exports to South Korea after government-led agreement 21 May 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS has become the country's first processor to export pork to South Korea following a government-led agreement secured last week.

South Korea’s Nongshim Co., Ajinomoto to build soup plant 20 Apr 2018

South Korean food group Nongshim Co. and Japanese group Ajinomoto are to build a soup-powder factory near Seoul through their new joint venture.

A2 Milk enters distribution agreement with South Korea's Yuhan Corp 16 Apr 2018

Australia's A2 Milk Co has entered into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Seoul-based Yuhan Corp to distribute its branded products in South Korea.

PepsiCo launches Quaker in South Korea 11 Apr 2018

PepsiCo is launching a line of Quaker products in South Korea for the first time after striking a deal with local giant Lotte Confectionery.

Savencia eyeing acquisition in South Korea 8 Mar 2018

France's Savencia Fromage & Dairy is looking to buy South Korea distributor Bake Plus.

Irish dairy group Ornua takes Kerrygold to South Korea 17 Nov 2017

Ornua, the Irish dairy group, has launched its Kerrygold butter brand into the South Korean market.