The kimjang premium
People shop for napa cabbage and radishes at a discount mart in Seoul on Wednesday. Prices of vegetables and other ingredients needed for kimjang, or kimchi making, have been on the rise. According to Korea Price Research Center, an average 419,620 won ($355) is required for a four-person family for kimjang as of Wednesday, up 5.8 percent on year. [YONHAP]
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
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