The government said it will increase the volume of its agricultural food supply by 2.4 times, including cabbages, radishes, apples and pears, ahead of the Chuseok harvest holiday which falls on Sept. 21.
The heat this summer didn’t just exhaust humans. Crops got frazzled and that caused their prices to rise. According to data from the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation, the wholesale price of four kilograms (8.8 pounds) of spinach was...
Park Hye-jin, 44, a housewife in the Mapo District of western Seoul, was surprised to notice the high prices of vegetables and fruit at her local supermarket.
Lee Eun-jin was surprised recently by the size of watermelons at a supermarket near her home.
For conspicuous consumption Korean style, designer bags and shoes are so 20th century. The best way to impress these days is to nibble on expensive fruits – and to do so on social media if at all possible.
Kooksoondang, Korea’s No. 3 makgeolli maker, reported record exports in the first two months of the year.
Models pose with various fruits at Emart's Seongsu branch in eastern Seoul on Thursday.
Boxes of fruits are put up for auction at the Garak-dong Agricultural & Marine Products Market in southern Seoul on Sept. 16 ahead of the Chuseok holidays.
During this year’s Chuseok holidays, the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission has temporarily allowed public officials to send 200,000 won ($168) worth of agricultural and livestock products as gifts, normally capped at 100,000 won.
With food prices skyrocketing, many Koreans are rethinking their Chuseok holiday choices.