New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

V Energy Drink Launches in Korea

Ambassador Patrick Rata (second from right) and Trade Commissioner Graeme Solloway (right) meeting with Managing Director Carl Bergstrom of Frucor Beverages (left) and MC Seoyoung Lee at the V energy drink launching event on 26 July.

Popular New Zealand energy drink V is now available in Korea. V Green is on sale in 6,000 GS25 convenience stores, for the first time in Asia, and V Blue will be added in September. Carl Bergstrom, Managing Director of Frucor Beverages, and Satoru Tiger Abe, CEO of Frucor Brands International, together with Frucor’s Korean partner, HHC Limited, invited around 80 Korean VIPs, including Representative Dong Woo Shin and key customers including GS Retail to a launching event at the Embassy on 26 July. Ambassador Patrick Rata and Trade Commissioner Graeme Solloway attended, and wished this exciting new venture every success.




Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2015-16

United Nations Handbook

The UN Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Prime Minister's media release |

New Zealand wins Security Council seat

New Zealand has secured a place on the UN Security Council for 2015-16. Read the Prime Minister's media release

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

Korea Update, Embassy's Quarterly Publication

Korea Update is a quarterly newsletter keeping you informed with what is happening in the land of the morning calm. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.