Samsung Galaxy, BTS, Kyochon among Korean wave 2019 top brand winners

KUALA LUMPUR, BRANDSTARS Selection Committee has announced the top representative brands of Korean wave 2019 which offer good quality and best service for consumers.

Garosu-gil in Gangnam, Seoul and Jeju Island were named as representatives in the tourism category while Samsung Galaxy, Hyundai Genesis, LG TROMM washing machine and Dong-A Pharmaceutical’s Bacchus were listed in the industry category.

Also named were Lotte Department Store and The Shilla Duty Free for the shopping category; meanwhile, extremely popular boyband, BTS was listed as representative for entertainment brand, according to a statement.

Amorepacific Sulwhasoo, LG Household and Health Care’s The History of Whoo, JUNGSAEMMOOL Beauty, DNCOMPANY’s derma-healing aesthetic brand Esthemed, and BELLANEZ’s major cosmeceutical brand De medicotem took the spotlight in the K-Beauty category.

For the food category, CJ Foods’ bibigo, Binggrae Banana Flavored Milk, and Nongshim Shin Ramyun were selected the most popular brands while SINJEONTOPOKKI and Buldak Ramen are representatives for Korean spiciness, and Kyochon for Korean fried chicken.

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Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)