BGR Government Affairs is helping Korea’s CheilJedang Corp. on regulatory and legislative issues concerning its push into the US.

Established in 1953, CJ Corp. operates in the food & food service, biotechnology, entertainment & media and retail & logistics categories.

Its mission is to globalize Korean cuisine and spread the country’s culture to enrich lifestyles across the world. CJ America, which established its US beachhead in Los Angeles in 1978.

CJ produced the Academy Award-winning movie, “Parasite,” which won four Oscars in 2020. It was the first Korean film to win an Oscar and the first non-English language movie to earn the best-picture honor.

BGR’s CJ America team includes Chay English, Jonathan Mantz, Brent Del Monte, Erksine Wells and Joseph Lai.