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Globally Exclusive: Korean Snacks That Are Only Available Outside Of Korea

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Apr 26, 2022 11:13 AM EDT
Lee Sung Kyung

A mukbang is when a person eats a lot of food while usually interacting with their audience. Originating in South Korea, mukbangs are now globally popular and have grown in popularity hand-in-hand with the K-Wave. 

READ: The Best Tasting & Healthy Korean Snacks To Help You On Your Diet

Due to this, a plethora of Korean food is now easily accessible internationally with some even only available outside of Korea. In this article, we listed down yummy goods that are only available outside of South Korea.

Matcha Choco Pie

Matcha flavored choco pie and is only available outside of the peninsula even though Koreans are known to love everything that is matcha flavored. 

Flavored Melona

Melona is one of the most popular ice creams in Korea, however, certain flavors are only available outside of the peninsula. Flavors that are well sought after are mango, strawberry, and banana.

Bibigo Dumplings

Bibigo dumplings comes in a myriad of sizes and flavors. It is always a great side dish to add to your meals and is an amazing snack to serve. If you live outside of Korea, you are most likelyf familiar with this snack.

Corn Buldak

Although Buldak is common in Korea, the corn flavor variant of the snack is only available outside of the country. South Korea is known to love their corn, may it be on snacks or with their meals, thus it is surprising that the corn Buldak is only available overseas.

Marine Boy (Goraebap)

Although Goraebap is widely available in Korea, the variations of the snack, such as the Marine Boy and Shark Boy versions, are only exclusively available internationally.

Bowl Noodle 

Bowl Noodle is available in a myriad of flavors, coming in with "Hot & Spicy" and "Spicy Chicken." This Korean snack can be seen in U.S. markets and other international food re-sellers.

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