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Samilpho Foodstuff Processing Factory

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 30 (KCNA) -- The Samilpho Foodstuff Processing Factory, located in Raknang District in Pyongyang, is a leading food processing center which is conducive to improving the dietary life and health of working people. The factory, built in August Juche 85 (1996), covers thousands of square meters of area. It has been furnished with a complete set of modern machinery and equipment in accordance with the assembly-line production processes.
    It produces hundreds of kinds of processed foodstuffs including tea, spirits, noodle and processed local farm products.
    The tea workshop of the factory turns out various kinds of tea with highland special products and tonics and health food with natural honey. And the spirits workshop distils Koryo medicinal spirits of over 50 kinds including Kumgangsan Balloonflower Liquor, Rokyongsansam Liquor and Chilbosan Mushroom Liquor with natural medicinal materials.
    In particular, Pyongyang Buckwheat Cold Noodle, Arrowroot Cold Noodle, Elm Cold Noodle, Koryo Insam (ginseng) Honey, Pullo Sansam (wild ginseng) Honey and Bee Milk Honey manufactured by the factory are popular with people for their peculiar taste and ardor and their high medicinal effect.
    Its processed foodstuffs are demanded by Korean people at home and abroad and foreigners.
    Jong Yun Ho, manager of the factory, told KCNA that the production processes of the factory are perfect in the technical aspect. The factory will do its bit by increasing the sorts of health food and tonics with famous natural products indigenous to Korea as raw materials, he added.

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