The Agriculture Ministry said Wednesday an amendment to the Korea Industrial Standards rule on labeling for noodle products has been announced for preliminary review.
The seasoning contained in each noodle product will be tested for spiciness based on its capsaicin content. According to the test, products will be given a spiciness rating on a 1-to-4 scale, with a 1 indicating a mild flavor and 4 indicating an extra spicy flavor.
The Agriculture Ministry said the new rules will be put into effect in December after a series of public hearings.
Published : October 28, 2017
By : Korea Herald Asia News Network Seoul