More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images
More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images
South Korea

Never mind the ‘kimchi wars’: many South Korean restaurants still use Chinese imports, survey shows

  • The poll was conducted in April, after a viral video of a shabby-looking cabbage-processing plant in China sparked food-safety concerns
  • More than 43 per cent of respondents say they still served the imported kimchi, with most of those saying they had no plans to stop using it

Topic |   South Korea
More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images
More than a third of the kimchi used in South Korea every year comes from China. Photo: Getty Images
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