23 Dec '11, 3pm

Singaporeans are the biggest fans of Korean strawberries in the world

Singaporeans are the biggest fans of Korean strawberries in the world

Move aside kimchi and K-pop idols. Korea is now an making impact on Singapore with its sweet and juicy strawberries instead, with export figures hitting a record-high of 1,502 tonnes worth US$11.2 million ($14.5m) last year, according to the Korea Agro-Trade Centre Singapore. This makes Singapore the largest importer of Korean strawberries, surpassing the likes of Hong Kong, Japan and Malaysia. Korean strawberries are characterised by their standard conic shape, bright red colour and glossy surface. But what's the secret behind their sweet flavour? To find out, RazorTV took a road trip to Jinju city in South Gyeongsang Province, a city famous for its natural scenery, traditional Korean bull fighting, raw beef bibimbap, silk industry and, of course, strawberries. Follow our journey in this -> clip

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