Bio & Food

Jeollanamdos natural resources are utilized to develop bio-industries such as functional food, vaccines/pharmaceuticals, natural products, and medicine/cosmetics as future strategic industries. 

  • There are 6 R&D support centers in Jeollanamdo, including the Jeonnam Bioindustry Foundation in the are with great facilities and equipment
  • Vaccine/pharmaceutical start-ups receive support in cooperation with the Hwasun Vaccine Industry Special District and Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital
  • Jeollanamdo’s agricultural industry at a glance:
    • Fresh forest products
    • Fermented food
    • Tea & Beverage
    • Sea Algae
    • Shellfish
    • Fishery
    • Salt
  • Jeollanamdo produces 19% of domestic agricultural products and 43% of domestic fishery products.
  • Jeollanamdo ranks 1st in Korea in the production of eco-friendly agricultural products, the province covers 60% of the national agricultural land, which uses no pesticides.