Saturday, 7 March 2009

Tiffin Boys School Visits Korea Foods to Experience Korean Culinary Culture

On Tuesday 3rd March, 154 Students and around 10 teachers from Tiffin school visited Korea Foods Ltd (President: Bernard Suh) to experience Korean cuisine and culinary culture. The group met in Beverley way, the main site of Korea Foods, at 11am and started the tour after a short welcoming brief from Ms Heewon Jun, Marketing & PR Executive of Korea foods.

‘Our company is involved in a number of different activities. We are based in the heart of the Korean community of New Malden. Our main activity is in the wholesale of Korean, Japanese and Chinese foodstuffs. We deliver to over 400 customers all over the UK and continue to work hard to encourage the UK market to open up to Korean food,’ said Ms Jun.

‘Our primary aim is to make Korean food known as “Hidden Treasure” to “the next big thing” in Europe,’ she emphasized.

The Students and Teachers six different areas; ‘Warehouse’, ‘Retail Store’, ‘Tofu/Rice Cake section’, ‘Meat/Fish Section/Sushi Room’, ‘Food Tasting in Canteen’ and ‘Product Introduction in Showroom’.

‘The taste of Korean snacks is really good! I love Korean Snacks,’ the boys said ‘It is very nice to know how clever Korean people are in making healthy foods such as “Tofu” and “Rice Cake.”’

After an hour and a half’s tour all the groups were given gift packs sponsored by Nongshim, Daesang F&F Jongga Kimchi, OKF Corp and Korea Foods.
A Korean cake was also presented to celebrate one of the teachers birthday on that day.

About Korea Foods Ltd
Established in 1999 Korea Foods has since grown to become the leading importer of Korean food in the UK. The company offers the widest range of Korean products in the UK and has an extensive range of Japanese, Chinese and Thai food. The main warehouse has been in New Malden since 1999. The retail division is called Seoul Plaza and has six shops in the UK, one shop in Slovakia and one shop in Germany -which has been an instant hit with the community there.

Address: Unit 5 Wyvern Industrial Estate, Beverley Way, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4PH
Tel: 020 8949 2238
Fax: 020 8942 9882

About Tiffin School
Founded in 1880 and supported by funds from the seventeenth century Tiffin Foundation, the school has long provided education for the local community. Today it is a state maintained grammar school for boys and a performing arts college with intakes at 11+ as well as entry into the Sixth Form.

Address: Queen Elizabeth Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, KT2 6RL
Tel: 020 8546 4638
Fax: 020 8546 6365

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