North Korean authorities have one very important domestic policy strategy which is to keep the inhabitants brainwashed, ignorant and worshipping the Kim family. State media in North Korea has told the North Korean people that Kim Jong-Il invented wheat wraps that resemble burritos, a traditional Mexican recipe. This article by Sarah Yukiko is published by Yahoo News. Here is an excerpt:
In a propaganda video from Pen News, a street food stand outside the Kumsong Food Factory in Pyongyang was shown selling “wheat wraps” to people, including children and soldiers. More shots displayed an industrial kitchen with trays full of filling, which appeared to contain vegetables like cabbage and carrots. Spinning meat resembling an al pastor trompo could also be seen in some shots.
North Korea Burritos Video
It is unclear who in North Korea has access to the burrito-adjacent “wheat wraps.” North Koreans have historically faced food shortages, with the COVID pandemic increasing food instability in the country. Farming issues and vulnerability to climate change may create additional problems for people there.
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