Purpose of Establishment

The Korea Food Promotion Institute is public institute under the Ministry of Agriculture,
Food and Rural Affairs established with the purpose of contributing to improving the quality of life of the people
and the development of the national economy by strengthening competitiveness related to Korean food
and the Korean food industry

The Establishment of Korean Food Legitimacy

Research the history of Korean Food, and its cultural aspect. Also, discover, recover, sustain, and develop the original form.

  • Korean Food Legitimacy Research
    Research the food and food culture in periods such as : Goryeo, Joseon, and modern Korea, support publications
  • Traditional Korean Food Discovery
    Discover the keeper of the original forms of Korean Food and traditional fermented food products, store it in a DB
  • Establishment of Korean Food culture
    Research valuable Korean Food culture through ancient documents
  • Define the Excellence of Korean Food
    Reestablish Korean Food in accordancewith the modern diet and define its excellence

Korean Food Industry Promotion

Acquire competitive Korean Food products and Korean restaurants in the world market, and create the basis for commercialization

  • The Scientific Method of Korean Food Cooking
    Provide support for researches in simple cooking methods, standardization, the science of Korean Food, storage, packaging, and distribution of Korean Food
  • Korean Food Ingredients Research
    Develop appropriate Korean Food ingredients that meet the demand, execution techniques and other researches must be supplied

Striving for the Globalization of Korean Food

Create Korean Food as an attractive industry for major foreign countries and as a recognized product

  • Certify Recommended Korean Restaurants
    Certify, sustain, and support restaurants that have both strong points in historic value and industry value
  • Supply Korean Food Cooking Methods Overseas
    Supply preferred cooking methods of foreigners and the nutrient value information
  • Establish a Global Korean Food Network
    Create a foreign Korean restaurant network, to share information and support businesses
  • Korean Food Advertisement
    Manage an Internet portal site, advertisements, enhance Korean Food recognition

Refusal of E-mail Address Collection Without Consent


The e-mail posted on the website must not be used by any program that collects e-mail addresses or be used in anyway necessary without the consent of the bearer. If the e-mail is used without consent, the user will be punished under the Information Communications Network Act. 

<Regulations on the Promotion of Information Communications Network and Information Protection>

Article 50, clause 2 (Prohibition on the Collection of E-mail Addresses without Consent) 

  1. ① It is forbidden to use an automatic e-mail address collection program, or any other means necessary, to collect e-mail addresses without the consent of the homepage manager or employer.
    <Revised 2004.12.30>
  2. ② It is forbidden to trade or distribute e-mail addresses acquired by violation of the first clause. 
  3. ③ It is forbidden to send information by e-mails acquired in violation with the first and second clause. [Added 2002.12.18]

Article 50, clause 3 (Consignment to Send Advertisements or any other Promotional Information for the Gains of Profit)

  1. ① Anyone who consigns to send advertisements or any other promotional information for the gains of profit must make sure that they abide by Article 50, clause 2. 
  2. ② In accordance with clause 1, the person that consigns to send advertisements or any other promotional information for the gains of profit is responsible for any losses that might occur due to the violation of laws. [Added 2002.12.18]

Article 74 (Punishment) 

  1. Anyone who has violated the following clauses will be sentenced a maximum of 1 year in prison or a fine under 10 million won.
    <Revised 2005.12.30, 2007.1.26, 2007.12.21>
  2. ① Any violators of Article 50, clause 2, by collecting, trading, distributing, or transferring information.
    [Partially Revised 2008.02.29 Law 8667]

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