The lack of adequate food supply in North Korea, which is unable to meet the demands of the country's citizens, is the primary reason behind the country's present high food costs. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has advised the country's citizens to limit their food consumption and "eat less" until 2025 in order to address the country's food crisis. In light of North Korea's skyrocketing food prices, the leader made this statement.
This food scarcity is caused by natural calamities and inadequate resilience, insufficient farming resources, and a lack of mechanisation.
The Worker's Party's Central Military Commission held a conference in South Hamgyomg to examine the country's dire food situation. According to the United Nations World Food Program, over 40% of North Korea's population is undernourished.