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National Food Cluster Welcomes Festivalo

Festivalo, a Japanese company which produces sweet potato cakes, visited Iksan’s National Food Cluster last week. Festivalo signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Food Cluster May 2011. It has expressed a deep interest in the National Food Cluster to enter the overseas market.

Visitors asked questions about sweet potato production in Iksan as they looked around the Cluster. Officials from Iksan city explained the National Food Cluster project progress, incentive programs and suitability of growing sweet potatoes in the region.

Continued visits from foreign companies demonstrate Iksan’s efforts to continue conversation with foreign companies after MOU signing has started to show the results. Iksan expects to see more visitors from overseas.

Major of Iksan Lee Han-su stated the National Food Cluster looks forward to become a partner of Festivalo. He added Iksan will make the most optimal environment for foreign companies coming to the Cluster.

Source Text

Source: Newsis (May 16, 2013)

** This article was translated from the Korean.