The following is a translated summary of a report from the local press. It has been edited for clarity, including the addition of links and information needed for readers unfamiliar with Jeju. — Ed.
The 2013 National Brand Awards handed its top prize to Jeju Island’s mandarin oranges for a second year in a row. The selection process took into account product awareness and representation, global competitiveness, and consumer satisfaction and loyalty. It was hosted by the National Brand Award Selection Committee of the “Economist”, and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs. — Jeju Gov’t News