Deodeok, one of Hoengseong-county's 7 luxury specialties!
Depending on the growing enviroment, deodeok has different medicinal effects
as well as taste and aroma.
Hoengseong area, famous for mountain deodeok since ancient times, is rich
in organic matter in the oak soil and has an optimal natural environment for cultivating
deodeok. Hoengseong is in the spotlight as the nation's best deodeok producing
area, registered as a geographical indication by the Korea Forest Service, due to
such a geographical environment, supplying 26% of the nation's deodeok
Hasimjung Farm, located in Hoengseong county, Gangwon-province, South Korea,
has a deep soli, good drainage, and abundant humus, so it is an optimal environment
to grow deodeok with a strong flavor and good texture.
Under these conditions, Hasimjung produces good deodeoks, which is richer in fiber
and saponin content than other general deodeok or Chinese deodeok.