Kim Wan-sun to release chocolate
Pop diva Kim Wan-sun will release her own chocolate brand Bean to Bar, with a launch party to be held on Jan. 30 at the Royal Lounge, southern Seoul, her management agency KWSunflower announced on Wednesday.
Kim is a veteran singer who made her debut in 1986. Her chocolate brand will carry premium handmade chocolate using the best cacao beans from Costa Rica.
The brand is launching with four flavors: original, cocoa nibs, almond and cranberry.
The launch party will be hosted by famed entertainer Ahn Hyun-mo, with DJ Juice as the music director.
Visitors will be able to taste all of the new products as well as listen to Kim tell the story behind her new brand. There will also be a raffle for a chance with win some of Kim’s personal items.
Kim Chang-hoon, a member of veteran folk band Sanullim, directed and oversaw the production process of the chocolate brand as both an old friend of Kim Wan-sun’s and a professional in the food industry. Kim Chang-hoon wrote all of the songs on Kim Wan-sun’s debut album 35 years ago.
“We hope the synergy between the two stars, who together changed the local music scene, continues to the food industry,” her agency said.
“We will introduce trustworthy food to consumers through Kim Wan-sun’s brand.”
By Yoon So-yeon