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Chicken soup exports grew for first time in 4 years

Korean traditional ginseng chicken soup — samgyetang — showed positive growth for the first time in four years in 2015, according to data from a local trade association Monday. Outbound shipments of samgyetang stood at 2,196 tons worth $9.85 million in 2015, up 27.8 percent from a year ago, said the Korea International Trade Association. Overseas samgyetang sales peaked at 2,888 tons in 2011 before steadily decreasing from 2012 to 2014 due to slipping sales in Japan, the biggest export market, [...]

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