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Samyang Foods Co., Ltd full of love and happiness

Company Overview We introduce Samyang Foods Company’s business activities, which are based on a foundation spirit of honesty and integrity.

Samyang Food

  • Making a remarkable history in the domestic food industry with passion and a belief in ramen Samyang Foods Co., Ltd, established in 1961, has been walking a single path, pursuing honesty and trust for over 50 years. Its pioneering entrepreneurial spirit, with the aim of bringing an era where the average life expectancy becomes 100 years through food, has been the foundation for Samyang Foods to become a trustworthy company to customers.
    With the passion and challenge to generate new growth engines, Samyang Foods will make every effort to allow everyone to enjoy a more delicious world.

    Produced Korea’s First Ramen in September 1963 The 1960s was a time when most Koreans had to tighten their belts, because the only staples, rice and mixed grains, were scarce. Samyang Foods Co., Ltd’s efforts to overcome the food shortage led to the birth of Korea’s first ramen, Samyang Ramen, in 1963. Ramen has become the second staple food in Korea.

    Improvement in Diet After the nation was released from hunger through the continuous national economic growth and with brighter prospects for food self-sufficiency in Korea, Samyang Foods Co., Ltd took a leading role in improving the Korean people’s diet.

    By boosting the forest land livestock industry by making a pasture of about 60 million ㎡ in the Daegwallyeong plateau area, the company has improved the diet and played a key role in improving national health.

    Establishment of Dagwallyeong Samyang Farm and Belief in Good Ingredients Daegwallyeong Samyang Farm has played the role of providing a key ingredient source for Samyang Foods Co., Ltd to produce self-sufficient meat, including beef for making ramen soup base, and raise dairy cattle in clean air and a vast pasture, leading to the smooth supply of milk and dairy products.

    A Comprehensive Food Company Samyang Foods Co., Ltd uses natural ingredients with high quality so as to provide food with high quality and differentiated taste along with excellent food with traditional Korean flavors.
    Samyang Foods Co., Ltd has food-related subsidiary companies.
    Natural Samyang Inc. stably supplies a variety of agro-fishery products including the ingredients for ramen soup base such as scallions, garlic, sesame, red pepper and seafood. Samyang Farm Inc. provides fresh beef and milk from a vast Farm at an altitude of 850m to 1,400m around Daegwallyeong in Gangwon-do.

    Samyang Foods Co., Ltd has established a thorough quality management system so that consumers can trust its products by being certified by qualified international offices (KOLAS, ISO22000, HALAL) as well as a domestic one, HACCP.

    Samyang Foods Co., Ltd leading K-Food In particular, Hot Chicken stir-fried noodles has become very popular in China, Southeast Asia, etc., becoming the main brand leading K-Food.
    To make Hot Chicken stir-fried noodles continue to grow as a global brand, the company is reinforcing local promotion and marketing with Samyang Foods Co., Ltd’s representative character, “Hochi.”

    ※ Main Export Nations

    * Noodles/Snacks
    - the Americas : United States, Canada, Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile
    - Asia : China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Hong Kong
    - Europe : the U.K., Germany, Spain, Sweden, and the Netherlands.
    - Oceania : Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Micronesia
    - Middle East: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates

    * Dairy Products - Asia : China

  • Samyangfoods will open a new future for the food industry with passion and challenge for food.

    Since its foundation in 1961, Samyangfoods has dedicated itself to the food business and pioneered new areas of the Korean food industry. Samyang Ramen, Korea’s first instant noodle, has established a new food culture by establishing ramen as a second staple, and is leading the K-FOOD craze through Buldak Ramen, which has grown into a world-class brand.

    Based on know-how and safety accumulated for more than half a century, the company has introduced the world’s best food safety standards system such as HACCP, ISO, and HALAL, which is recognized not only in Korea but also in the global market, and has taken the lead in creating a new food culture with the value of "joy to challenge."

    Samyangfoods promises to continue to offer innovative products with the best quality and distinction.

    Thank you for your love and trust for Samyangfoods, and we look forward to your continued support.

    Thank you.

    • Slogan Delicious Together: Appreciation and Love for Customers
    • Vision Excellence in Taste/ Best Taste/ Wonderful Company
      Samyang Foods Co., Ltd ultimately aims for the best taste and a wonderful life.
    • Mission Re-Creation
      New Business/Creativity in Product Development
      Re-Vitalization
      A Spirit of Challenge in Work and Organizational Culture
    • Value System Honesty and Integrity
      We will succeed with the business spirit cherished since its foundation.

    Our life can be rich through honesty and integrity.

    The company virtue was established by the late honorary president, Chun Joong-yoon, as a corporate philosophy.

    Honesty is one of the most important virtues in human life.
    Moreover, when operating a business for common consumers, a company should be honest, every product should be the crystal of an honest mind, and honesty should be a basic value in every deal.
    For this reason, Samyang Foods Co., Ltd hopes to develop itself by fostering the company, executives and staff under the philosophy of honesty and integrity.

  • Company name of Samyang Foods Co., Ltd

    At its founding on Aug. 24,1961, the company’s president, Chun Joong-yoon, (pen name: Igoen), directly named the company Samyang, and the name has the following meaning.

    CI Manual

    The logo of Samyang Foods Co., Ltd is composed of a natural and rhythmic logotype along with an icon Image which symbolizes its myth created by its corporate philosophy and long tradition.
    The color of Samyang Foods Co., Ltd’s logo is "Delicious Orange,” meaning warmth, energy and taste.
    “Delicious Orange“ has middle chroma, reflecting the company’s vision that thinks of both man and nature.

  • History

    • From the 2000’s to Today
    • From the 1980’s to the 1990’s
    • From the 1960’s to the 1970’s
    2019 Dec. Buldak Brand, Awarded for "The Brand Tower" (the 56th Trade Day in 2019)
    Signed an Investment Agreement (MOU) to Establish Factories with Gyeongsangnam-do Province, Miryang-si and Korea Land&Housing Corporation
    2019 Oct. Extending an MOU with "UBAY CHINA"
    2019 Jul. The Sales of the Buldak brand Exceeded 1 trillion won.​
    2019 Jun. Signing Sales Contract with "SINO PACIFIC THAILAND"
    2019 Jan.
    • Executing an MOU with 'UBAY CHINA'
    • Established Japan local sales corporation called 'SAMYANG JAPAN'
    2018 Dec.
    • Dec. Awarded '200 Million US Dollar Export Achievement Tower'(The 55th Trade Day, 2018)
    2018 Jun.
    • Jun. Signing an MOU with 'SAIGON COOP', the top of distribution industry in Vietnam
    2018 Mar. Obtained & Received HALAL (ESMA)
    Certification and HALAL Certification Items (Seven kinds)
    Buldak Ramen, Big Bowl Buldak Ramen, Cup Buldak Ramen, Cheese Buldak Ramen, Big Bowl Cheese Buldak Ramen, Cup Samyang Ramen(Beef flavor) , Cup Samyang Ramen(chicken flavor)
    2017 Dec.
    • Dec. Awarded '100 Million US Dollar Export Achievement Tower'(The 54th Trade Day, 2017)
      In-Chang Chun, CEO and Chairman of Samyang Foods, was conferred the Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit Jung-Soo Kim, President of Samyang Foods, was conferred the commendation from the Minister of Commerce
    2017 Sep.
    • Sep. Obtaining Halal certificate from MUI for the first time in Korea instant noodle industry (6 Products)
      Buldak Ramen, Big Bowl Buldak Ramen, Cup Buldak Ramen, Cheese Buldak Ramen, Big Bowl Cheese Buldak Ramen, Buldak Ramen Ice
    2016 Sep. 55th Anniversary of Samyang Foods Co., Ltd Founding
    2015 Sep. Took over Natural Samyang Inc. and Saeahchim, a Company Specialized in Frozen Food
    2014 Mar. Obtained & Received HALAL (Korea Muslim Federation)
    Certification and HALAL Certification Items (Seven kinds)
    Samyang Ramen, Kimchi Ramen, Yukgaejang, Sutah Ramen, Buldak Ramen, Big Bowl Buldak Ramen, Cup Buldak Ramen
    2014 Jan. Daegwallyeong Samyang Farm Designated as 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Special Tourist Zone
    2013 Sep. Launched Korea’s First Baked Instant Noodles
    2012 Apr. Launched Buldak Ramen (Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen)
    2012 Mar. Samyang Farm Certified as Organic Livestock
    2011 Nov. Samyang Farm Certified as Organic Pasture
    2011 Sep. 50th Anniversary of Samyang Foods Co., Ltd Founding
    2011 Aug. Took over Jeju Milk Inc.
    2011 Apr. Established Samyang THS Inc. (Standard Business as a Subsidiary for the Handicapped)
    2010 Aug. Took over Homyeondang Restaurant Company
    2010 May. The late Honorary President Chun Joong-yoon was awarded the Order of Civil Merit, Camellia Medal.
    2010 Mar. The late Chun Joong-yoon was selected as honorary president and Chun In-jang took office.
    2009 Oct. Gangwon-do Wonju Factory Certified by HACCP
    2008 Feb. Food Research Institute Certified by International Testing Institute KOLAS
    2005 Mar. Completion of Reconciliation
    2001 Jul. Completed the Construction of Daegwallyeong Organic Fertilizer Plant
    Produced Daegwallyeong Organic Fertilizer
    2000 Nov. The late honorary president Chun Joong-yoon was awarded Walnamjang.
104, Opaesan-ro 3-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Korea | Samyang Foods Co., Ltd


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