“Since being founded in 1956 based on its bio-fermentation technology,
Daesang Corporation has been striving to strengthen its vision of creating
a promising future through a healthy food culture. Established about a half
century ago, Daesang Corporation has emerged into an international company
specializing in fermentation as well as leading the food industry in Korea with
its annual sales of about $ 2 Billion, having 3,000 employees and 25
subsidiaries in Korea and abroad.
Through its successful development of Korea’s first glutamic acid production
technology from fermentation in 1962, Daesang Corp. virtually opened the first
chapter of Korea’s bio-industry. Daesang is rated as a bio-fermentation company
that is competitive worldwide through its development of manufacturing technologies
of 20 different kinds of amino acids and nucleotides such as MSG, L-phenylalanine and L-Glutamine.
By applying the accumulated technologies from fermentation to processed foods, the company is leading the way in creating an abundant and healthy food culture for customers by producing traditional paste assorts such as Soonchang Red Pepper Paste, the total seasonings Gamchinmi and Matnawa, the seasoning assorts such as Matsunsang, which is a third generation seasoning using natural ingredients, the vinegars represented by Masinun Hongcho, the agricultural and marine foods such as salt-fermentations, western foods, frozen foods and meat processed foods, all centering on 'Chunjungone', the leading food brand of Korea.
As the largest starch and starch sugar manufacturer in Korea, Daesang Corporation is manufacturing and selling general starch used as the raw material for confectioneries and various processed foods, fructose widely used in carbonated drinks, oligosacchairide and starch syrup by processing corns. In 1999, the company made a big hit with Daesang Chlorella by actively entering into the domestic health business field, Daesang FNF was established through the acquisition of Jongga House, a producer of Kimchi in 2006. This became the opportunity to strengthen and expand its refrigerated food products business.
Upon changing its Corporate Identity from Miwon to Daesang in 1997, the company is recreating itself as the leading food company by actively developing new products and businesses while continually implementing management innovation movements in order to actively respond to the rapidly changing management environments. Daesang Corporation seeks to become the top class company of the 21st century that is entrusted and loved by the customers by providing products and services that meet their needs. Through the implementation of the corporate ideology, employees, customers, and the society, Daesang Corporation envisions to be a company that creates a promising future through a healthy food culture.