Hetbahn · Haechandle, the first instant rice and fermented seasoning to receive ‘LOHAS’ certificatio


Hetbahn · Haechandle, the first instant rice and fermented seasoning to receive ‘LOHAS’ certification

CJ CheilJedang announced on the 6th that the company’s 21 products of 4 product groups, such as ‘Hetbahn’ and Doenjang, Gochujang and Ssamjang of ‘Haechandle’, became the first instant rice and fermented seasoning products in Korea to obtain ‘LOHAS’ certification. After receiving LOHAS certification for ‘Baeksul Happy Beans’ tofu in the first half of this year, CJ CheilJedang obtained the largest number of environment-friendly food certifications as a single company for 26 products of 5 product groups in total. This once again proved that CJ CheilJedang is the leading food company of Korea.

‘LOHAS certification of Korea’ was started by KSA (Korean Standards Association) as the first in the world at the end of 2006. It is to certify products, services and spaces of companies and organizations that place the highest priority in environment-friendliness and social contribution. This system is being administered with the purport of expanding the values of LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), which, by surpassing the concept of well-being to focus on health of individuals, emphasizes not only physical and mental health, but also environment, social justice and sustainable consumption.

KSA strictly judges target companies and organizations in 36 areas of 5 categories, such as leadership, management philosophy, LOHAS R&D activities and results, environment-friendly management results, sustainability and social contribution as well as LOHAS products of environment-friendliness, healthful quality and safety, etc.

Hetbahn was certified as an environment-friendly product as it does not contain synthetic preservatives, uses aseptic packaging system and polishes domestically produced new rice stored in low temperature whenever required in order to maintain the taste of freshly cooked rice. Also, Gochujang, Doenjang and Ssamjang of Haechandle received high LOHAS points as the products are manufactured in