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With automation, Korean dumplings go global in business bet

INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of — Move over pot stickers, here comes another Asian dumpling.

South Korea’s largest food company is making a multimillion-dollar bet on “mandu,” developing its own machines to automate the normally labour-intensive production of the Korean dumpling and building factories around the world.

Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials’ proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the Central Valley.