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Foodstuff Production Bases Renovated

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

   Pyongyang, November 29 (KCNA) -- A work for improving the dietary life of the people has been positively pushed ahead with in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Scores of essential foodstuff production bases have been renovated on an expansion basis in recent years.
    Ho Thae Gwon, vice-minister of the Light Industry, told KCNA that the reconstruction project has been carried out by the method of setting model units and generalizing their experiences and thus many successes made in this work.
    Each province has built essential foodstuff production factories to meet the demand of its people in conformity with its actual conditions with main emphasis laid on the reconstruction of light industrial factories in close contact with the Ministry of Light Industry.
    Some time ago, a large essential foodstuff factory was built in Paechon County, South Hwanghae Province. It produces various kinds of foodstuffs by making use of hot-spring water, not relying on coal.
    A technical innovation emulation has been held among essential foodstuff factories throughout the country under the sponsorship of the Central Committee of the Korean General Federation of Science and Technology this year.
    The emulation has put stress on carrying out the prospective targets for the technical innovation of the production processes already set up at each factory. More than hundreds of scientific and technological inventions have been introduced into production during the emulation.
    There were also lectures on new technologies, video shows and the meetings for exchanging experience during the National Foodstuff Exhibition held in late October.

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