Buan Mulberry Leaf Mackerel “Food that helps reduce the effects of fine particles” The nutritious, high-protein mackerel caught during the winter season is preserved with salt and mulberry leaf extracts and is vacuum packed, which is mild in flavor—no fish odors at all. Our efforts to diversify fish consumption continue here in Buan. Buan Bamboo Salt “Fruit of waiting” Bamboo salt is made by roasting salt at a high temperature several times to eliminate harmful substances. The fine grain Gomso Sea Salt is filled into a bamboo stem sealed with red clay—the bamboo should be over three years old—and is baked eight times in a kiln with pine firewood. The ninth process must maintain a higher temperature by adding resin powders to the fire. Red salt flowing down like lava is cooled as a clump of grey salt. The ground grey salt is Buan Bamboo Salt, which is the gift of patience. Buan Noeul Potato “Versatile potato harvested in reclaimed land” Buan Noeul Potato from Dongjin and Gyehwa contains moderate amounts of sugar and has a good size to cook. High potassium is effective in sodium excretion. In 2016, the quality was assured through the registration of geographical indications by the Korean Intellectual Property Office. Buan Bbongju “Soft and delicate scent” Buan Bbongju is wine made from mulberries grown in the unspoiled, mineral-rich soil of Buan. Its silky taste lures not only alcohol connoisseurs but also women. Gomso Sea Salt “Pure white snowflake of the West Coast” It is produced through the solar evaporation of seawater in salinity to 24, which contains a wide array of beneficial compounds. As Gomso Sea Salt has low levels of magnesium chloride and bittern, you will be able to feel the difference when using it to pickle cabbage for kimchi. Buan Chambbong Mulberry “Freshest fruit picked at the Buan Silkworm Town” The delicious and sweet Buan Chambbong Mulberry is higher in antioxidants than apple and grape and contains 1.5 times more Vitamin C than tangerine. It also helps the liver and kidneys function properly. Gomso Jeotgal “Buan, one of the top three Jeotgal producers and a mecca for fermented food” Gomso Jeotgal (salted seafood), which is naturally fermented under the valley wind coming from Byeonsanbando and the sunlight of the West Sea, is savory and not bitter because it is made with fresh seafood from Byeonsanbando and the mineral-rich Gomso Sea Salt. Buan Rice “Great taste! Mineral-rich rice cultivated in reclaimed land” Buan Rice grows in reclaimed land with plentiful sunshine and few pests and is scrumptious and mineral-rich. The rice ‘Cheonnyeonui Somssi’ is processed only at five rice processing complexes. By developing farming technology and distributing standardized manuals, it could obtain GAP certifications and win the Grand Prize at the National Brand Awards for five consecutive years, which makes it the best rice in Korea. Buan Haepung Onion “Onion promoting health for adults” Loaded with multiple minerals, Buan Haepung Onion is noted for its pungent taste, firm texture, small size, and good storability. Growing amid the sea breeze, it is blight resistant.