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Melanie Wong | Oct 22, 202002:26 AM    

" . . . The damage has left households struggling to find affordable cabbages to turn into the spicy pickle, which accompanies almost every meal in South Korea and has become a popular 'superfood' around the globe, from burger fillings to pizza toppings.

The shortage, which has seen prices rise by up to 60%, comes just before the start of the traditional kimchi-making season, when people who prefer to make their own version season cabbages with chilli powder, garlic, and other ingredients before leaving it to ferment. . . "

Crisis fermenting as cabbage shortage hits South Korea's kimchi culture

Rainy weather means households are struggling to find affordable ingredients for spicy pickle

www.theguardian.com
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