New attempt to promote Korean companies to domestic and foreign markets in post-coronavirus era!
AVING NEWS’ Korea’s only convention media and online exhibition center by itself, began this project to help small and medium-sized Korean companies to enter the domestic and foreign markets through MIK HOT SPOT (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) on its way to become the global online hot spot.
The online exhibition consists of opening the MIK ONLINE HOT SPOT exhibition, business introduction video for buyers and investors, domestic and global promotion, target promotion for MIK HOT SPOT network, and post-management after contacting the buyers and investors, open for 365 days a year.
The ten companies that participated in MIK HOT SPOT_Seoul Food Startup Center are as follows. △Ccotmul △Reboot △Tealink △ThisIs △Allfin △Mugunghwa Food Research Institute △ WooAuction △Future Food Lab △Stay Jungle △Delis
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Ccotmul introduced traditional flower tea. Kim Bo-min, the CEO of Ccotmul, said, “We are making the Ccotmul products with our own patented method that can maintain the original shape and color of flowers as much as possible. Natural flower tea preserved the original shape of the flower manufactured into a traditional flower tea. Blended flower tea is in the form of tea bag, so it is convenient to drink, and it is a product that enhances taste and aroma by blending herbs and fruits as well as flowers.” Ccotmul is using the flower grown in clean areas under the supply agreement with local flower farms.
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Reboot introduced Reboot Cleanse Lactobacillus. Lee Seung-ah, the CEO of Reboot Life, said “Reboot Cleanse Lactobacillus is the first patented lactobacillus with detox effect developed first time in Korea. Weissella cibaria D30, our first patented strain with the detox effect fir the first time in Korea, was developed by Professor Baek Hyun-dong, an expert in probiotics in the Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Konkuk University. Reboot Cleanse Lactobacillus added with a patented strain is the only product that utilizes a functional patented strain that includes detox and anti-aging effect within the strain itself.”
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Tealink introduced its herb blended teas Kkuljam Tea and Lady’s Tea. “Kkuljam Tea is recommended for those who cannot sleep well. It is the herb blended tea designed to help you feel comfortable and sleep comfortably after drinking. Lady’s Tea is good for women to drink for premenstrual syndrome, helping them feel comfortable.”
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ThisIs introduced low-salt pollack roes and convenience foods. Kim Won-tae, the CEO of ThisIs, said, “There are a million ways to eat pollack roe. It goes well with many different kinds of foods, and it maximizes the taste of any food. ThisIs will develop and plan a variety of foods that can be used in various ways. Furthermore, I What are your future plans to plan and sell not only Korean food but also foods such as pad thai from Southeast Asia.”
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Allfin introduced its pet service. Choi Sang-ho, the CEO of Allfin, said, “Currently, we are planning to make freeze-dried products for supplying food domestically and overseas. The part currently preparing for export is the local kitchen. It is a system which we provide customized food produced locally to local hospitals directly by partnering with local hospitals. We are continuously developing programs in partnership with domestic hospitals to continue the business model within the hospital itself.”
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△Mugunghwa Food Research Institute
Mugunghwa Food Research Institute introduced its blended morning glory tea “Mugunghwada_Korea’s Soft Light.” Kim Mi-jeong, the CEO of “Mugunghwa Food Research Institute, said, “Morning glory has a subtle sweet taste and beautiful color, but its properties weaken when dried and processed. To reproduce the scent of morning glory, we used domestic fruits and herbs to improve the taste, color and taste. It is also caffeine-free and made into tea bags for convenience.”
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WooAuction introduced its livestock distribution system. Jung Gyu, the CEO of WooAuction, said, “The biggest advantage of WooAuction economic system is that general consumers can access it most easily through mobile. And the biggest advantage is that customers can choose the part and the weight they want, and buy quality products at an affordable price.”
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△Future Food Lab
Future Food Lab introduced foods made from insects. Ryu Si-du, the CEO of Future Food Lab, said, “The most steady and best seller among our products is Mealworm Powder. It is a product developed and processed directly by our contracted farm and it tastes very soft and delicious. Mealworm has a lot of oil, so it’s difficult to make powder that’s delicious and soft with it. But, we have successfully developed it. Even people who cannot consume mealworm because of its appearance can have it conveniently.”
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Stay Jungle introduced its s genetic analysis data-based health management meal O2O platform Kim Eun-jeong, the CEO of Stay Jungle, said, “We are planning to expand our business nationwide very soon. We are also aiming to go beyond Korea and enter the global market. The US and other countries as well. We are particularly going to target the international students who have a difficult time in preparing meals.”
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Delis introduced its solid broth which it developed on its own. Kim Hee-gon, the CEO of Delis, said, “To make solid broth, we mix extract and powder to natural ingredients and boil it once like making the actual broth. We then freeze-dry the boiled broth, and that’s how our product is finally made. Unlike existing products, our product does not generate any food waste.”
Seoul Food Startup Center, which participated in MIK HOT SPOT (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) is providing support to the agri-food-related companies come up with innovative ideas and new products. It is supporting food processing technology, licensing, patents, design, and promotional marketing so that agricultural products can be reborn as high-value products. Various startup support services such as ▴Startup training ▴Mentoring ▴Consulting ▴Investment connection are prepared.
The official of the center said, “We are fostering start-up agri-food companies to help develop new competitive products. This is going to lead to the exports of Korea’s excellent agri-food and create more jobs, becoming a new growth engine for Seoul.”
The global news network AVING News has begun holding the MIK Hot Spot (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) to help small and medium-sized companies enter the market and attract investment 365 days a year. AVING News has been running online exhibitions since 2005 and had 975 online exhibitions so far. Its YouTube online exhibition has placed itself as Korea’s largest online exhibition hall that opens with 19,000 videos (booths) with more than 800,000 visits per month which means more than 10 million visits per year. The MIK HOT SPOT online exhibition is scheduled to be held regularly according to the field, target market, and participating institutions, and it will be presented as a new type of online business by transforming the know-hows and values of the participating companies according to the trend. Companies that want to participate can apply and apply through the marketing support projects from supporting institutions in the local governments. Refer to the institutions for more information.