Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish consisting of salted and fermented vegetables.

The day of celebration traditionally falls on November the 22nd in Korea.

It is a legal anniversary day set by the government there in 2020 to promote the value and excellence of the condiment.

Kingston has today become the first place in Europe to join Korea and a growing number of states across the USA in marking Kimchi Day.

The borough has one of the largest expatriate communities of Koreans in Europe, particularly in New Malden.