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09 March 2017
View news from Korea, South ‘Grocerant’ Offers Korean Consumers Another Great Way to Enjoy US Beef
SOUTH KOREA - Working to displace competitors of US beef in the growing South Korean retail sector, USMEF used social media and a celebrity chef to showcase US beef ribeye, striploin and chuck flap tail during a “grocerant” promotion. ...
20 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Costco Expansion Provides Even Greater Momentum for US Beef in Korea
SOUTH KOREA - US beef has been rapidly building momentum in South Korea, and received a further boost this week as Costco officially began converting its imported chilled beef selection from Australian beef to 100 per cent US product. ...
16 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Govt to Check Odd Beef Prices Amid Industry Doldrums
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean government is set to look into a widening price gap between the wholesale and retail prices of local beef, officials said Thursday, as it is feared to further hurt the industry and consumer spending already daunted by the...
13 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Imported Beef Sales Rise Sharply Amid FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - Sales of imported beef are rising steeply in South Korea as the country has been struggling with foot-and-mouth disease and avian influenza, industry data showed Sunday....
09 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Livestock Diseases Feared to Hamper Korea's Meat Exports
SOUTH KOREA - A series of animal and poultry disease outbreaks in South Korea is feared to be a huge drag on the country's exports of meat and other livestock products, industry sources said Wednesday....
07 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Korea Bans Livestock Movement Due to FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean authority on Monday banned the movement of all livestock for 30 hours across the country as suspected cases of foot-and-mouth disease infection were reported....
06 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Sharp Drop in Korea's Self-sufficiency Rate of Grain, Beef, Seafood
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea‘s self-sufficiency rate of grain, beef and seafood sharply fell last year as imported food items appealed to consumer tastes with their lower prices and variety of flavors, according to government data on Sunday....
02 February 2017
View news from Korea, South Koreans Found to Consume More Foreign Beef
SOUTH KOREA - South Koreans consumed more American and other foreign beef than expensive local beef last year, a move that has lowered the country's self-sufficiency rate for beef to below 40 per cent over 13 years, a state-run think tank said Thursday....
23 January 2017
View news from Korea, South Versatility of US Beef, Pork Highlighted on Korea’s Jeju Island
SOUTH KOREA - To capitalize on rapid restaurant and hotel expansion in a fast-growing province of South Korea, USMEF conducted a US Red Meat Seminar on Jeju Island, a tourist destination located off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. ...
09 January 2017
View news from Korea, South US Beef Resumes Top Place in Imports
SOUTH KOREA - US beef recently became the most popular imported beef in South Korea, outranking Australian beef for the first time in 13 years, a tally showed Sunday. ...
09 December 2016
View news from Korea, South Rise in Korean Imports of US Beef in 2016
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's imports of US beef jumped 47.6 per cent on year in the first 10 months of this year, data showed Friday, partly because of a falling demand for pricey Korean beef amid the implementation of an anti-graft law. ...
23 June 2015
View news from Korea, South 64 New Outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Reported in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - 64 new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease have been confirmed in South Korea....
30 March 2015
View news from Korea, South South Korea Imports Vaccine After FMD Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - The government continues with efforts to control Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) in swine and cattle....
04 March 2015
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reports 77 New FMD Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - Seventy-seven new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported on pig and cattle farms across the country. ...
10 December 2014
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reports FMD Outbreak in Pigs
SOUTH KOREA - A new outbreak of foot and mouth disease has occurred in central South Korea, the first outbreak for three months....
20 October 2014
View news from Korea, South Highlights from the World Organisation for Animal Health Conference
SOUTH KOREA - The third Global Conference of Reference Centres of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) was held in Incheon (Seoul), Korea (Rep. of) from 14 to 16 October 2014....
05 September 2014
View news from Korea, South Beef Becoming Dearer in Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Most domestic and imported beef prices are lifting, while certain cuts get cheaper, say market analysts....
29 July 2014
View news from Korea, South Korea's Cattle Herd Shrinks in 2014
SOUTH KOREA – Korea’s national cattle herd has contracted five per cent this year to 3.3 million, figures up to July show....
11 July 2014
View news from Korea, South Korean Meat Demand Spikes Ahead of Harvest Festival
SOUTH KOREA – Wholesale trade in Korea has been rejuvenated by the build-up to a religious harvest festival....
07 July 2014
View news from Korea, South US Initiates Discussion on Animal Welfare in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is taking a proactive approach on animal welfare and sustainability in its discussion with importers in South Korea....
26 June 2014
View news from Korea, South South Korea's Top Food Maker Goes after Bigger US Share
US - A new lysine production facility in Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA has been launched by CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea's top food maker, as it seeks a bigger portion of the global biomarket. ...
02 June 2014
View news from Korea, South South Korea Regains FMD-free Status
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea regained its status Wednesday as a country free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and was also declared safe from other animal diseases, according to the agriculture ministry....
02 April 2014
View news from Korea, South South Korea to Give Green Light to Zilmax Beef from June
SOUTH KOREA – South Korea will begin allowing a limited level of Zilmax in beef from June, according to media reports....
26 September 2013
View news from Korea, South South Korea to Double Fisheries, Farm Product Exports by 2017
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will work to double its outbound shipments of farm and fisheries products to US$16 billion in just five years, according to the agriculture ministry....
20 August 2013
View news from Korea, South Korea Launches Livestock Health Inspections
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs is carrying out special inspections to prevent the recurrence of foot-and-mouth disease and Avian Influenza. ...
19 July 2013
View news from Korea, South Korean Cattle Herd Remains High
SOUTH KOREA - The trade in the Korean wholesale market was reportedly quiet this week, due to lower interest for imported beef....
12 June 2013
View news from Korea, South Government Compensates Farmers for Losses due to FTA
South Korea - Hanwoo beef farmers will receive compensation for losses caused by the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement, marking the first time financial remunerations have been paid since introduced in the Korea-Chile agreement of 2004. ...
14 May 2013
View news from Korea, South South Korea Take Step Closer to Uruguay Beef Import
SOUTH KOREA – Beef trade talks are close to finalising over Uruguayan beef. ...
 
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