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  • Samyang Group 2017.12.28
    300 Million Won Donation for Helping Neighbors in Need
    3 Billion Won Donation for Helping Neighbors in Need

    ▲ Samyang Group provided the Community Chest of Korea with a donation of 300 Million Won.   On December 28, Samyang Group donated 300 Million Won to the Community Chest of Korea in effort to better support the marginalized groups of Korea.   The donation will be used to help ensure basic living expenses and essential medical fees for marginalized groups amid the worsening economic conditions afflicting the country.   Our group has been contributing donations each year through the Community Chest of Korea since 2001 and has been making various social contributions including environmental protection, scholarship projects, etc.

  • Samyang Group 2017.11.15
    Samyang Discovery Center Wins Grand Prize at ‘Green Building Festival 2017’
    Samyang Discovery Center Wins Grand Prize at ‘Green Building Festival 2017’

    ▲ Samyang Discovery Center won the grand prize at the ‘Green Building Festival 2017’ which was held on November 15 at COEX.   ▲ Samyang Discovery Center received positive acclaim for the private corporation and architect’s voluntary will to realize a green building.   Samyang Discovery Center won the grand prize at the ‘Green Building Festival 2017’, which was held on November 15 at COEX.   It is the 6th year of the Green Building Festival, which is a competition that is held to expand the foundation and development of green buildings in response to climate change such as global warming, etc. This year, the grand prize was given to the building that actively pursued a green building such as by implementing an energy-efficient design, a high level of new and renewable energy use and minimizing greenhouse emissions.   The Samyang Discovery Center received a high score for its aesthetic and structural completeness focusing on the façade design and central atrium, and the architect’s efforts to create an integrated design manual for green buildings The Samyang Discovery Center was designed by Junglim Architecture and Nikken Sekkei, and built by Daelim.

  • Samyang Group 2017.11.09
    Samyang Corporation ServeQ Participates in ‘Seoul Café Show 2017’
    Samyang Corporation ServeQ Participates in ‘Seoul Café Show 2017’

    ▲ A horde of visitors gathered at the ServeQ booth at the ‘Seoul Café Show 2017’ which was held from November 9 to 12.   ▲ Many visitors visited the ServeQ booth to see Chef Fabrice Prochasson’s demonstration.   ▲ A horde of visitors gathered at the ServeQ booth at the ‘Seoul Café Show 2017’ which was held from November 9 to 12.   Samyang Corporation’s (representative: President Moon Sung-hwan) ServeQ showcased various RTB (Ready to Bake) products at the ‘16th Seoul Café Show 2017’, which was held from November 9 to 12 at COEX in Samseong-dong.   The ‘Seoul Café Show’ is Asia’s largest coffee exposition which had as many as 600 businesses from 40 countries participating this year. There were about 160,000 visitors who came to the exhibition this time. In this exhibition, ServeQ presented RTB products, which are premium bakery products that can be made by simply baking in the oven. They displayed and provided samples for imported products from Coup de pates, a French bakery brand of Aryzta which concluded an MOU with Samyang Corporation, the Danish brand ‘Mette Munk’ and the chunky cookie brand ‘Otis Spunkmeyer’ as well as pastries, bread and cookies made by ServeQ.   On the 9th, Chairman Kim Yoon visited the exhibition to encourage the employees and asked them to “do their best for the success of the frozen bakery business.” On the 10th to 12th, Fabrice Prochasson, the creative innovation director of Aryzta and winner of the MOF (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) in the cooking category, which is only given to France’s best craftsmen, held a demonstration which caught the attention of all in attendance.   On this day, Chef Prochasson shared his secret recipe using the frozen bakery products. ServeQ was able to successfully promote their frozen bakery service and grasp the interest level of customers towards RTB products through their participation in the Seoul Café Show.

  • Samyang Group 2017.11.09
    Chairman Kim Yoon Wins Master Award at ‘EY Entrepreneur Of the Year’
    Chairman Kim Yoon Wins Master Award at ‘EY Entrepreneur Of the Year’

    ▲ Chairman Kim Yoon (4th from the left) and other award winners at the ‘11th EY Entrepreneur Of the Year’ ceremony.   Chairman Kim Yoon received the Master Award, the most honorable award in its field, at the ‘11th EY Entrepreneur Of the Year’ ceremony held at Seoul Shilla Hotel on November 9.   The EY Entrepreneur Of the Year is an annual award given by EY Han Young to an exemplary entrepreneur who leads innovation with endless challenge and leadership. It is recognized worldwide, often called the Oscars of the business industry.   The award winner is selected by an independent jury through strict evaluation according to 6 categories (entrepreneurship, financial performance, strategic direction, domestic and international influence, individual character, social contribution) over a period of about 6 months. This year, the Master Award of greatest honor went to Chairman Kim Yoon. Chairman Kim gained his passion for industry from the founder, Kim Yeon-su, and made Samyang into the most iconic water corporation of our country.   He received the award for pursuing quantitative growth, conscientious and reliable corporate management and qualitative development while giving back to society. In his acceptance speech, he said, “From the first moment I set foot on my path as an entrepreneur until now, I was able to seek change and innovation despite all the difficulties because of my conviction that Samyang’s businesses ‘make our lives convenient and rich’.   I believe this award has been given as an encouragement to press on and contribute to creating a better world.” Chairman Kim Yoon will also participate in the ‘EY World’s Entrepreneur Of the Year’ ceremony, which will be held in Monte Carlo, Monaco in June of next year, as the representative Korean entrepreneur, and compete for the World’s Best Entrepreneur Award with selected entrepreneurs from 60 countries and 145 cities around the world.

  • Samyang Group 2017.11.01
    Samyang Group’s Q One ‘Sangkwaehwan’ Achieves Accumulated Sales Volume of Over 10,000,000 Units!
    Samyang Group’s Q One ‘Sangkwaehwan’ Achieves Accumulated Sales Volume of Over 10,000,000 Units!

      Samyang Group revealed on the 1st that the cumulative sales volume of Samyang Corporation Q One’s ‘Sangkwaehwan’ has surpassed 10,000,000 units. ‘Sangkwaehwan’ is a hangover relief product that comes in a pellet form, which was launched by Samyang Group in December 2013.   The high concentration of active ingredients including yeast extract and botanical mix concentrate (oriental raisin, atractylodes japonica, Chinese hawthorn fruit, kudzu flower) helps relieve hangovers rapidly. The product is individually packed for convenience. In particular, over 6,000,000 units were sold in 10 months this year, accelerating the growth rate.   A Samyang Q One Sangkwaehwan affiliate revealed the secret to Sangkwaehwan’s rapid growth by stating, “The number of consumers seeking Sangkwaehwan for rapid hangover relief is gradually increasing and the repeat sales rate is high.” Sangkwaehwan has maintained the #1 pellet-type hangover relief product for 3 consecutive years and is leading the growth of pellet-type hangover relief products.

  • Samyang Group 2017.10.31
    Samyang Corporation Participates in ‘Aquatech Amsterdam 2017’
    Samyang Corporation Participates in ‘Aquatech Amsterdam 2017’

    ▲ Samyang Corporation participated in ‘Aquatech Amsterdam 2017’ from October 31 to November 3.   Samyang Corporation participated in the ‘Aquatech Amsterdam 2017’, which was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from October 31 to November 3. ‘Aquatech Amsterdam’ is the largest water industry exposition that has been held biennially in Amsterdam since 1964, where one can witness the trends and new technology of the global water industry at a glance. In the exposition, the Ion Resin Sales Team aggressively promoted the homogeneous ion exchange resin produced at the Samyang Fine Technology Gunsan Plant and marketed the product to gain overseas clients. As a result, over 140 buyers and agents from a total of 15 countries visited our company’s booth and held consultations. Samyang Corporation’s Ion Resin Sales Team is also expected to attend the ‘Aquatech China 2018’, which is scheduled to be held in June 2018.

  • Samyang Group 2017.09.26
    Chairman Kim Yoon Held the 49th Korea-Japan Business Conference
    Chairman Kim Yoon Held the 49th Korea-Japan Business Conference

    ▲ Chairman Kim Yoon (Chairman of Korea Japan Economic Association) giving an opening address at the 49th Korea-Japan Business Conference   ▲ Chairman Kim Yoon (third from the left) standing for a commemorative photograph at the 49th Korea-Japan Business Conference   Chairman Kim Yoon held the 49th Korea-Japan Business Conference at Lotte Hotel Seoul from September 26 to 27. The Korea-Japan Business Conference is an annual event where Korean and Japanese CEOs discuss ways to promote economic cooperation between two countries. This year, as many as 300 business leaders attended the conference sponsored by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.   The conference was held under the theme of “Rapidly Changing International Situations and New Direction of Korea-Japan Cooperation - Open the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Together!” During the conference, attendees discussed future-oriented Korea-Japan cooperation for the next 50 years.   In the opening speech on September 26, Chairman Kim Yoon (Chairman of Korea-Japan Economic Association) said, “Korea and Japan have been neighbors geographically for a thousand years and will still be neighbors a thousand years from now. Regardless of the conflicts between our two countries, we have to cooperate and compete with each other in good faith for coexistence.” He suggested that two countries should open the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution together by challenging new business fields.  

  • Samyang Group 2017.09.18
    Chairman Kim Yoon Attended the Appointment Ceremony of the 6th Parang Manito
    Chairman Kim Yoon Attended the Appointment Ceremony of the 6th Parang Manito

      On September 18, Chairman Kim Yoon attended the appointment ceremony of the 6th Parang Manito held in the auditorium of Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office as the chairman of Youth Hope Foundation. Parang Manito, sponsored by Youth Hope Foundation, is a one-on-one mentoring program between teenagers feeling lost and adult mentors. Parang Manito is provided to help students adjust to their daily lives and executives and employees of Samyang Group are actively taking part in the program. As many as 90 people including nine employees of Samyang Group who will participate in Parang Manito as mentors, college students, and officials at the prosecutors’ office attended this event. The program consisted of Chairman Kim Yoon’s Introductory Greetings, Introduction of Parang Manito Activities, Sharing of Excellent Mentoring Cases, and Presentation of Letters of Appointment, etc.

  • Samyang Group 2017.06.02
    Samyang Discovery Center Holds an Opening Ceremony
    Samyang Discovery Center Holds an Opening Ceremony

    Samyang Group has completed its R & D center (Samyang Discovery Center) with advanced research facilities in Pangyo, Seongnam City, and held an opening ceremony in the hopes of taking a bold leap forward into becoming a global R & D company.   Chairman Yoon Kim revealed future plans in his welcome speech: “We will now take a big step closer to realizing the group's vision of a company making life more convenient. We can get to that goal now by strengthening global R & D capabilities using this Samyang Discovery Center as a stepping stone. We will also promote internal communication within the group and facilitate open innovation through collaboration with various domestic and overseas research institutes."   The ceremony was attended by about 60 guests, including key figures from the chemical, food and pharmaceutical biotechnology industry, and heads of different institutes and associations, who all celebrated the completion of the center.   Samyang Discovery Center is located in Pangyo-ro, Bundang-gu and has a total floor area of 44,984 square meters with 9 floors above ground and 6 floors below ground. Approximately 400 researchers and marketing personnel in the food and pharmaceutical biotechnology divisions are working in the center in step with the strategy that the marketing division and research institute communicate closely and generate innovation synergy.   In addition, Samyang Discovery Center possesses a variety of facilities to enable internal and external communication such as special communication spaces on the corners on each floor and the Food Lab to provide hands-on experiences of Samyang products. In particular, the Food Lab for direct communication with customers is the first case of its kind in the B2B industry.   In addition to state-of-the-art research facilities, the group seeks to enhance the efficiency of employees by providing a diverse range of welfare facilities such as day care centers, fitness centers, music lounges and rooftop gardens.   Meanwhile, Samyang Group has been organizing the annual Samyang Innovation R & D Fair (SIRF), in which researchers from all business fields, such as chemicals, food, pharmaceutical biotechnology and information & electronic materials gather and share the latest news and progress in technology and development orientation as a means to pursue innovations through R & D.  

  • Samyang Group 2017.05.31
    Samyang Biopharm Holds a Seminar about Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry
    Samyang Biopharm Holds a Seminar about Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry

    Samyang Biopharm held a seminar on May 31 at Samyang Discovery Center to introduce the current trends of the Chinese pharmaceutical industry along with research and development. The seminar was held to review and discuss the recent rapid growth in China's technological competitiveness, the rapid expansion of the Chinese pharmaceutical market, introducing the full range of activities of multinational pharmaceutical companies in China.   Samyang Biopharm will continue to hold seminars related to the pharmaceutical industry in the future and plans to utilize these seminars towards improving employee competencies and uncovering research and development ideas.  

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