South Korea Optimistic China will Revise its Food Safety Regulations to Allow for the Importation of Kimchi

Kimchi is expected to make its way on to the Chinese market soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Thursday to ease his country’s strict food safety regulations on fermented foods that have blocked kimchi exports to his country. During a summit with President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, Xi said, “I like kimchi. We are

Chinese Food Companies Plan to Establish Production Facilities in South Korea’s “Foodpolis”

South Korea seen as a springboard for companies to explore the international market and win consumers’ confidence on safety issues, reports Lyu Chang in Seoul. For a number of years, the media has been riddled with reports of the poor quality of some Chinese food and beverages, ranging from infant milk formulas and pork contaminated