[Haetnim Maeul] 100% Sun-Dried Taeyang Gochugaru (Great for Kimchi)

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[Haetnim Maeul] 100% Sun-Dried Korean Gochugaru (Great for Kimchi)

Grown and sun-dried in Yeongyang, Korea

[Haetnim Maeul] 100% Sun-Dried Gochugaru (Great for Kimchi)


Haetnim Maeul Gochugaru is made with 100% Korea-grown red chili peppers.

Koreans prefer domestic-grown gochugaru as many of the large Korean congolmerates import lower-quality chilis from China to sell at lower prices.

Haetnim Maeul is a regional producer and prides itself in domestic-only peppers. Their chilis are grown in the rural county of Yeongyang (Gyeongsang Province).

Yeongyang is a mountainous region located in central Korea that gets an ample amount of sunshine throughout the year. There, the chili peppers grow firm and plump. After harvesting, the chilis are dried naturally out in the sun (as opposed to being dried in an industrial-scale dehydrator).

Gochugaru that is dried in the sun is labeled "Taeyang Gochugaru". Taeyang Gochugaru sells at a premium as its believed that the chili develops a deeper and spicier flavor when its dried in the sun.

So what does this gochugaru look like? Take a look at the close-up view. It has a coarse texture and dark-red color.

This coarse texture is great for using when making Kimchi! It sticks on better to the ingredients and doesn't easily wash off when covered in liquid.

But of course, you can use this coarse gochugaru for seasoning other Korean homecooking dishes as well.

This gochugaru comes in two sizes: 250g and 500g.

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Product Highlights

  • 100% Korea-grown Taeyang chili peppers
  • Darker Red Color, Coarse Texture - particularly great for making Kimchi!
  • Medium-level spice - just right for Kimchi
  • Available in 250 & 500 grams
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Coarse Texture / Dark Red Color

Haetnim Maeul 100% Gochugaru Product Matrix - Gochujar
Product In Brief

Ingredients List

Korean Red Chili Peppers (100%)

    Storage Tips

    Expiration period: 1 year

    Before opening, keep in a cool, dry area

    After opening, store in freezer

      What to Make

      Napa Cabbage Kimchi, Radish Kimchi

      Spicy Muchim, Marinades & Stews

        About the Brand

        Haetnim Maeul is a regional producer using premium chili peppers from Yeongyang. Their products are HAACP certified.

          Product faq

          Q: What country is this sourced from?
          Q: Is this a coarse or fine texture?
          Q: Is there any salt in this?
          Q: After opening, can I simply store it in my pantry?
          Q: How spicy is this?

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          About The Brand

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          Haetnim Maeul is a regional producer in Korea that specializes in Korean-grown gochugaru, sesame oil and sesame seeds. The company was established in 1999. They have received HACCP certification for their products.  

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