"Fermented Onion" Brand Story was firstly told since its founder, CEO of Hanji Co., Ltd started studying oriental medicine and Chinese medicine in order to regain his health due to the frequent wrong eating and drinking habits. Then, he started his medical business with other people who was suffering from chronic diseases, decided to invest the rest of their life in this businesss.
As you may know, "Fermented" foods are foods that have been through a process of lactofermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves the food, and creates beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, and various strains of probiotics. It provides numerous health benefits such as keep your immune system stronger, curb sugar cravings, promotes growth of healthy bacteria in the gut and increase flavor of foods.
In addition, "onion" is known to have the most antioxidant effect among the foods we eat. Combining these two factors, Hanji Co., Ltd launched their functional food series called "Fermented Onion" , developed through onion fermentation technology with other natural ingredients in the beginning of 2017. This product line was confirmed the antioxidant, antidiabetic and cholesterol level changes in animal experiments at Silla University and found that it was excellent.