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Kimchi -- Japan vs. Korea


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Kimchi -- Japan vs. Korea

Jeremy Osner | Feb 6, 2000 08:53 AM

Sorry to poste this a day late; yesterday's NY Times business section had a pretty interesting article about Kimchi. Korea is trying to get governing international bodies to regulate kimchi, so that a product soured with acetic acid instead of fermentation cannot be sold as kimchi -- this, because Japanese companies are selling cheap, non-fermented kimchi in Japan and cutting into Korea's export market.

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