February 02, 2023
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Factories turn out tasty kimchi

Date: 30/11/2022 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

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It is an age-old traditional custom of the Koreans to make kimchi just before and after the beginning of winter.

When a family makes kimchi for winter, the amount of it is equivalent to the stock of vegetables lasting for five months from November to March the following year, so people regarded kimchi as the half share of total provisions in winter days.

Kimchi factories in Pyongyang are now busy producing full bok choy kimchi.

Especially, different kinds of kimchi produced by the Phyongchon Kimchi Factory are favoured by residents in Phyongchon District.

The factory has automated production lines including those for processing, fermentation and maturation.

It produces different kinds of kimchi and vegetable foods preserved in soy sauce all the year round.

Kimchi comes in full bok choy kimchi, hot pickles of chopped radishes, pick-led sliced radishes, watery radish kimchi and chonggak kimchi and the vegetable foods preserved in soy sauce include those made of cucumber, cabbage, unripe hot pepper and garlic.

Recently, the factory has introduced a low-association small molecule activated water generator to sterilize water and convert its components into smaller molecules to be used for the production of kimchi and the savoury taste of the food has become better as compared to before.

The factory attaches importance to both producers and consumers’ appraisals of the taste of kimchi.

Different kinds of kimchi produced by the factory are favourably commented upon by consumers as they are appetizing, refreshing, savoury, hot, acid and chewy.

The products of the factory are packed in various sizes and sold to residents at mobile stalls.

With the beginning of the kimchi-making season, the orders for kimchi produced by the factory are sharply increasing.

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