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  • USDA Foreign Agricultural Service/GAIN Report (2008): Korea, Republic of. Organic Products. Organic Market Update 2008 . Date: 9/10/2008. GAIN Report Number: KS8037
    Report Highlights: Although the value of the Korean organic market, continues to show promise; the new organic certification program issued by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MIFAFF), which goes into effect on June 28, 2009, will require imported products to be certified by a Korean certification agency.
  • USDA Foreign Agricultural Service/GAIN Report (2005): Korea, Republic of. Organic Products. Organic Market Update 2004 . Date: 1/09/2004. GAIN Report Number: KS4003
    Report Highlights: Koreans, increasingly concerned for their families' health and food safety, are turning to organic and environmentally-friendly agricultural products. Although the Korean market is still quite small, U.S. exporters have an opportunity to educate Korean buyers about U.S. organic processed products and to develop relationships, which can grow into long-term sales.