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Help shape the future of Korean Convenience by joining our community.

Being a part of a strong community comes with a lot of benefits. At a place like Korean Convenience, you have a community of people who manage food allergies, enjoy Korean cuisine, and on the occasion like to cook.

Here are a few of the benefits of having a support system where using food substitutions are necessary, but we try to make it as easy as possible with a wealth of information in one convenient location.

1. Connection

Are you familiar with this scenario? You see a meal on the latest K-drama, variety or cooking show, and you want to taste it. Or you’re obsessed with Korean convenience store videos then this is the place for you. From buying products at your local grocery stores to online shopping, recipes, food allergen information, and so much more. We provide information so that you can be aware of the latest products, news, and trends.

2. Open & Inclusive Community

The Korean Convenience community is made of people from different social and ethicnical background, genders, and sexual orientations. Everyone is welcome to provide insights and advice to the community. Whether you’re scared about traveling alone, opening a small business, or trying a new snack, this a group of people who are like minded and can offer tips on your new adventure.

You can start by connecting with the Founder of Korean Convenience. Erica started Korean Convenience first as a blog to chronicle her solo travel experience in S. Korea and eventually it led her to launch the mobile application to assist others in the food allergy space. Read more!

3. Engagement

With starting any journey there is a learning process. Whether you’re taking your first Korean language class, cooking class, or making travel plans to visit South Korea. Getting advice on what apps to download, what online communities are available can be the difference between a terrible trip compared to an experience of a lifetime.

Listed below are several blog posts that can help you get started.

South Korea Trip Planning

Are you looking for information to assist with planning your trip to South Korea. Check out the post on 10 Websites And Apps For Visitors To South Korea or Facebook Groups To Join For South Korea Expats.

Do you want to start your own small business abroad check out these helpful posts to get get your started Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea and Free Korean Language Classes Online and Korean Convenience Store Lessons

Korean Snacks

Korean dramas and variety show have you craving chips, or ramen that can be spicy or savory check out theses posts on Where To Buy Korean Food and Get Snacks From South Korea.

Need food allergy tips or information about Korean food products check out these posts on How To Read Korean Food Labels and Food Allergy Resources.

4. Build

If you think a product is missing, contribute it!

Let’s make this community as robust as possible! If you are aware of a new Korean snack, frozen meal, soup, or beverage, share your discovery with the rest of the community?

Share Korean products and help build online resources for people who like Korean cuisine, have food allergies, celiac disease, and or food intolerances.

5. Recipes

Browse recipes and reviews from people with similar dietary conditions.

Or if you’ve created allergy-friendly Korean or Korean-inspired recipes for Korean snacks and traditional side dishes taken it a step further and share! Create a profile, and share photos, recipes, and cooking instructions with the Korean Convenience food allergy community.


Receive alerts and notices for food allergy recalls, ingredient changes to Korean products, or new product releases.

Korean Convenience Community Benefits

Sign up to be the one of the first people notified when we officially launch our community and gain early access.


Contribute and customize your food allergies and food intolerances to fit your needs!

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If you’re interested, we’ll let you know when the Korean Convenience community features are ready for you. To learn more about the benefits of joining our community, contact us today.

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