Following the recent onboarding of ex-vice president of LG’s Kim Jin-hong as the new CEO; South Korean producer of tofu and traditional packaged food items such as seaweed, kimchi, and ramen, Pulmuone Co, announced yesterday […]
The market for plant-based and alt protein continues to thrive in South Korea, where a plant-based Whopper launches into Burger King, and two domestic cell-based companies announce significant developments.
After seeing the South Korean plant-based industry triple over the last decade, Seoul based food and beverage giant Nongshim has plans to further expand and promote its vegan food brand Veggie Garden this year.
According to HAE News, a South Korea-based platform issuing reports on sustainable living, the plant-based market reached a remarkable dynamic after the pandemic had subsided, as an increasing number of global and local companies are […]
BlueNalu announced yesterday the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Pulmuone Co. Ltd, a Seoul-based producer of traditional perishable foods such as tofu and bean sprouts. This move marks BlueNalu’s first collaboration in South […]
South Korean newspaper The Korea Herald reports that the plant-based meat industry there is beginning to take off. According to the Korea Vegetarian Union, veganism has tripled in the last 10 years, but the real […]
More exciting news from Asia brings us Zikooin, a South Korean based producer of a plant-based meat called Unlimeat, produced from upcycled grains. The company announces its plans to expand its latest innovation in food […]
According to Reuters, Impossible Foods has announced it has closed a series F funding round led by a new South Korean investor Mirae Asset Global Investments, bringing them a total raise to date of $1.3 […]
The Korean cosmetics company PURITO has launched a new line of vegan-friendly skincare products certified by the globally recognized EWG safety standard.
According to Retail News Asia, vegan and cruelty free fashion is booming in South Korea. The article dated 7th January, states that environmentally friendly garments, including animal-free, have increased by 20 percent compared to last […]