Japan's food providers pitch tasty low-salt fare

Feb 14, 2018

Japan's food providers pitch tasty low-salt fare

Supermarket chains and food-makers are striving to create demand for good-tasting, low-salt products in response to an increase in health-conscious consumers. Bland counterparts leave many consumers unsatisfied, even those who are trying to be healthy, insiders say. Aiming to tap into this market, many companies are ...

South Korea's 'kimchi deficit' hits record high

Jan 17, 2018

South Korea's 'kimchi deficit' hits record high

South Korea's trade deficit in kimchi, its proud traditional side dish of fermented cabbage, reached an all-time high last year as low-priced Chinese imports flooded the market, statistics showed Wednesday. The spicy foodstuff is emblematic of Korean cuisine and accompanies almost every meal served in ...