An employee at Yonging Nonghyup Rice Association moves harvested rice for storage on Wednesday. Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs plans to purchase 350,000 tons of rice for storage in order to stabilize price.
A scarecrow stands in the middle of a rice paddy in Jinan County, on Thursday, also known as Chubun. Chubun, or the Autumnal Equinox, is a day on the lunar calendar when the day and night are equal in length, marking the beginning of fall.
The government’s recent decision to prohibit food giants from entering the tteokbokki rice cake market is hurting some that planned to expand rice cake production this year.
A farmer harvests rice at a paddy field in Cheorwon County, Gangwon on Wednesday, the first rice harvest for the region.
Chungcheongnam-do Agricultural Research & Extension announced it will try to harvest bbareumi rice once more in November, the third crop of the year — a first for Korea.
Korea said Monday it plans to release 80,000 tons of rice into the market this month in a bid to deal with supply shortages and stabilize prices.
Models promote CJ CheilJedang's new instant rice product on Sunday before a mega-sized installation in the shape of a gamasot, a traditional pot used for rice cooking, at the Times Square in Yeongdeungpo, western Seoul.
The Cultural Heritage Administration on June 15 designated makgeolli-making as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage. With this, the traditional culture of making and sharing makgeolli — Korea’s traditional rice wine — has been officially ...
The Korean diet is changing quickly, with foods commonly considered western slowly crowding out Korean standards at the table, a trend that appeared to accelerate this year, retailers have noticed.
Rice prices in May increased 14.0 percent on year, according to Statistics Korea on Thursday. The increase drove up prices of other products that use rice. Instant rice prices increased by 3.2 percent on year.