China and South Korea are over a pickled food. The two countries in a dispute over a savoury pickled cabbage dish. China is to an international certificate for pao cai, a savoury vegetable dish from Sichuan province. However, South Korean officials angry about this. They say this dish is too much like kimchi - perhaps the most famous food in South Korea. Kimchi a staple in Korean cuisine. It is a traditional dish of and vegetables, such as cabbage and Korean radish. It is with a wide variety of seasonings, including chilli powder, spring onions, garlic, ginger, and salted seafood. Pao cai is a pickle, usually using cabbage, mustard, peppers and ginger.
South Korea is angry that China says it has certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for its kimchi making process. South Korean officials pao cai, "has nothing to with kimchi". They : "We need to that pao cai is different from kimchi." People in Korea are angry that China is to claim the standard for the kimchi-making process. A professor in Korea said: "China efforts to the culture and history of surrounding nations." On social media in China, people said most kimchi in South Korea is made in China. One person wrote: "Even the pronunciation of kimchi from Chinese."