Workers load boxes of tangerines into a cargo plane at Jeju International Airport in South Korea. Photo: Reuters

A mountain of mushrooms for 200 tonnes of tangerines: North and South Korea swap gifts of food in latest goodwill gesture

  • Two tonnes of pine mushrooms were sent by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during his September summit with the South’s President Moon Jae-in
  • In return, Seoul has airlifted four planes full of tangerines to Pyongyang from the southern island Jeju, where they are grown
Topic |   North Korea

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Workers load boxes of tangerines into a cargo plane at Jeju International Airport in South Korea. Photo: Reuters
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