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Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US
Mar 05, 2015
The sweet and sour hallabong, a type of tangerine, is similar to standard oranges in appearance. The fruit, mainly produced, at least in Korea, on Jeju Island, has a high sugar content, a soft texture and is very juicy, making it very popular. Now, for the first time, it will soo...

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Beecom-C vitamins celebrate 52 years of history
Mar 04, 2015
Up until even the 1960s, people in the past often suffered from "spring austerity" as they ran out of food after consuming the prior year's autumn harvest and before the new crops were fully grown. Many people did not have a proper intake of various nutrients and they had serious...

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Traditional liquors made from wild ginseng
Feb 27, 2015
Wild ginseng was first mentioned in the ancient Oriental book of medicine "Shang Han Lun," written by Zhang Zhongjing during the later Han period in around A.D. 200. Since then, the various effects of wild ginseng have been recorded in numerous other medical books. The mo...

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Chojung beverages give tangy taste, refreshing feeling
Feb 10, 2015
There’s a particular beverage that has refreshed both the mouths and the hearts of thirsty drinkers for more than 80 years with its clear fizzy taste. This is Chojung Sparkling Water. Cheonyeon Cider, a signature carbonated soda pop from Ilhwa Corporation, is characterized b...

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Cook With Sempio sauces, part 5
Feb 06, 2015
This is fifth part of Korea.net's series of recipes that use Sempio's Jang line of flavored sauces. The series has been made possible through the cooperation of the Sempio Foods Company, a healthy company that's helping to bring fermented soy sauces, soy pastes and pepper pa...

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Lingerie makes the body more beautiful
Feb 04, 2015
Western style outfits worn by women overseas were first noticed by Namyeung Nylon's founder Nam Sang Soo when he was trading between Korea and Hong Kong in the early 1960s. Compared with Korean women at the time, who mostly wore traditional Hanbok, women in Western garb looked ne...

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KMW brightens Major League stadium
Feb 03, 2015
The Seattle Mariners, a Major League Baseball (MLB) team, held a special event on January 24 and 25. The team opened its Safeco Field home stadium to its fans and showed off a brightly lit diamond and outfield with its newly installed lights. The new light-emitting diodes (LED) w...

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Korean teddy bear wins over China
Feb 02, 2015
A Korean teddy bear has captured the hearts of Chinese consumers. Teenie Weenie, a casual clothing line put out by Korea’s E-Land Group, recorded annual sales last year of over KRW 500 billion in mainland China. Characterized by cute teddy bears that wear men's and women’s outfit...

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Cook with Sempio sauces, part 4
Jan 30, 2015
This is fourth part of Korea.net's series of recipes that use Sempio's Jang line of flavored sauces. The series has been made possible through the cooperation of the Sempio Foods Company, a healthy company that's helping to bring fermented soy sauces, soy pastes and pepper p...

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Jirisan Mountain offers trio of liquors
Jan 30, 2015
The ingredients vary in traditional Korean liquor. There are so many potential ingredients, in fact, that it matches the potential number of liquors themselves. These ingredients include edible fruits, greens, trees and flowers, all of which add more flavor to each of the traditi...