Employees work at Cheongone Organic kimchi factory in Cheongju, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
Employees work at Cheongone Organic kimchi factory in Cheongju, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

As kimchi crisis mounts, South Korea to build mega cabbage warehouses amid shortage, flood of Chinese imports

  • At 9,900 square metres each, the US$40 million facilities in Goesan and Haenam will be able to store 10,000 tonnes of cabbages
  • Rising prices of cabbages, weak harvests over recent years and cheap Chinese imports have crushed South Korea’s kimchi makers

Employees work at Cheongone Organic kimchi factory in Cheongju, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
Employees work at Cheongone Organic kimchi factory in Cheongju, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
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