North Koreans Buying Premade Kimchi Versus Making Their Own

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Fewer North Koreans are making their own kimchi, opting for premade versions instead. The final days of October have traditionally marked kimchi-making season in North Korea. The kimchi-making craft was always a crucial part of prepping for winter months. The Daily NK notes that there’s no longer a need for homemade kimchi as more women join the workforce, more commercial kimchi producers enter the market and more convenient, processed food is sold in North Korean supermarkets. The final days of October have traditionally always marked kimchi-making season in North Korea. The traditionally kimchi-making craft was always a crucial part of prepping for winter months.

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