Tag Archives: Food

Green-house Agriculture.

Large quantities of vegetables are produced in the greenhouses of the Mangyongdae Township of Pyongyang City. These are destined to the inhabitants of the municipality in the four seasons of the year. In the thirteen existing greenhouses, whose surface area reaches one hectare in total, more than 360 tons have been produced this year. This […]

The Sonhung Food Processing Plant.

The products of the Sonhung Food Factory are very popular. When it opened more than 20 years ago, it produced just over a dozen varieties of 2 or 3 products. But now it produces more than 400 varieties of more than 10 genera, thanks to the full modernization of production processes. Its products include functional […]

Pasta, tea, popcorn and other corn-based products, popular in Korea.

Crecen cada día más entre las demandas sobre los alimentos de la Fábrica de Productos Procesados de Maíz de Pyongyang que llevan la marca «Hwanggumisak». La planta produce actualmente más de 40 artículos de casi 20 variedades, incluyendo nuevos productos como fideo y té, así dijo la gerente Ryom Sol Mi en conversación con la ACNC y continuó: […]

Okryu Restaurant Overflows with National Flavor

Okryu Restaurant in the capital city of Pyongyang is a renowned structure of Korean architectural style with elegant and unique gabled roofs. The appearance of the restaurant which stands on the Okryu cliffs on the banks of the picturesque Taedong River resembles the wings of a flying crane. As a Korean saying goes that the […]

Cooking of Ssukttok

Cooking of Ssukttok

Koreans began to cook and eat ssukttok (rice-and-wormwood cake) a long time ago. Wormwood, a perennial herb of the daisy family, contains 4.5 percent protein, 0.54 percent fat, 7.13 percent sugar, 6 percent minerals (more than 50 percent of them are potassium, and the rest are other microelements including calcium, iron and phosphorus.), plenty of vitamins A, […]

Food Custom on Chusok

Chusok or Harvest Moon Day is a traditional folk holiday of Korea. Ancient Koreans used lunar calendar. Chusok is August 15 by lunar calendar. This year Chusok falls on September 8 by solar calendar. The main thing on Chusok was visit to the ancestral tombs. Each family regarded it as duty to visit their ancestral […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Completed Breeding Station of KPA

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the Breeding Station No. 621 of the KPA which was built as a structure to be proud of in the […]

Popular Soft Drink Shop

People frequent soft drink shops in hot summer. The Mansugyo Soft Drink Shop on the bank of the River Pothong in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea, draws many people every day. The shop was inaugurated more than 40 years ago and has been reconstructed in recent years according to modern […]

Kim Jong Un Provides Field Guidance to Chonapho Fishery Institute

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to the Chonapho Fishery Institute. He said that, entering the institute, he missed very much leader Kim Jong Il who visited it two […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Newly Built Kalma Foodstuff Factory

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the newly built Kalma Foodstuff Factory and set forth the tasks to be fulfilled to make good preparations for starting its operation. Going round various […]