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5000-year-old tradition, Gimpo Golden Rice

Gimpo ginseng is famous for its unparalleled medical effects. The ginseng produced in Gimpo is mostly six years old and is consumed in a variety of ways such as fresh ginseng or ginseng-based processed goods. The ginseng is clean and high-quality, grown on Baeknyeongdo Island of Ongjin-gun and on the north of Mintongseon in Paju that is non-accessible to civilians. It eclipses the ginseng grown in other areas in quality and aroma, with internationally renowned medical effects.

Advantages of Gimpo rice

  • Under a peninsula climate with Hangang River and Yellow Sea nearby, temperature differences between day and night during the fall season are large and the period and temperature at which rice matures is suitable for bearing good fruition of the rice
    • Suitable temperature during a rice-maturing period: 21~23℃ → average temperature of Gimpo: 22.0℃
    • Suitable daily temperature difference during a rice-maturing period: 6~10℃ → average daily temperature difference of Gimpo: 10.1℃
  • Only using plentiful, clean water as agricultural water
  • Mixed river alluvial soil makes the soil fertile
    ※ Mixed river alluvial soil: A type of transported soil formed when a river is flooded onto a coast and carries the soil from the upstream to deposit it. The alluvial soil carried by a river is called river alluvial soil, and it is consisted of pebbles, sand, mud, clay, etc. and forms alluvial plains, most of which are used as farming lan

Gimpo golden rice’s acquisition of geographical indication certification

  • What is geographical indication system?
    • A system to indicate a product specially manufactured in a specific region, if the status, quality and other characteristics of an agricultural produce and processed goods represent the geographical characteristics of the region
  • Date registered : 07.11.2011
  • Registration number : No. 79
  • Registered by : Gimpo Golden Rice Association
  • Registered name : Gimpo Rice (Chujeong Level 1)
  • Expected effects
    • mproved brand awareness thanks to a national certification acquired to prove the status of Gimpo rice
    • Securing reliability of customers for the quality and safety of Gimpo rice

Delicious Gimpo golden rice is produced as follows

  • Only the delicious kinds, including Chujeong rice and Koshihikari rice, are manufactured.
  • Fertilizers are properly applied and it is cultivated in clean water and fertile soil.

Sold to

Sold to - Name, Contact, Address infomation
Name Contact Address
Cheonhyeon Rice Mill 983-5960 Unyang-dong
Lazy Farmer Farming Corp 996-4477 Songma-ri, Daegot-myeon
Jeil Farming 988-3300 Seoktan-ri, Haseong-myeon
Golden Rice Research Society 988-9914 Dosa-ri, Tongjin-eu
Singimpo NACF RPC 986-7869 Yanggok-ri, Yangchon-myeon