Letter From Seoul

South Korea's strawberries, grapes and citrus hybrids hit the sweet spot

The country's fruit varieties have increasingly made their way to the region and beyond

Singapore is one of the top export destinations for South Korean strawberries. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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SEOUL - I have not just one but two strawberry monsters at home.

Once the sweet aroma of freshly cut strawberries fills the air, my husband and daughter will jump out of nowhere and devour all of them in a flash. Why? Because South Korean strawberries are one of the sweetest and juiciest varieties in the world.

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