How the world’s top food exporters got their start

Seoul, South Korea – The first Korean market opened in Seoul in 1884 and is still the biggest.

In the 1960s, when South Koreans were still struggling to find their feet, the market was also a hub for South Korean farmers.

Today, it is a bustling market where local food and food-related products are sold and people eat.

The first Asian market opened here in 1893 and is now one of the world\’s biggest.

Here, South Koreans come together to shop, cook and eat their way through a range of traditional Korean food items and dishes.

– The BBC Food newsletter