Tesco has opened a training academy in South Korea, which will be used to train 100,000 staff across Asia.
Tesco employees will be taught a range of skills including online retail and administration to filleting spider crabs.
It is estimated that 24,000 Tesco employees will attend training courses at the academy in 2012.
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Tesco, which runs supermarkets in South Korea under the Homeplus brand, is the first FTSE 100 company to open a staff academy in Asia.
Last year the group posted Asian sales of £11bn from consumers in South Korea, China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and India.
The £30m training academy is a symbol of the company’s dependence on Asia.
South Korea is Tesco’s biggest market outside the UK, which took £45bn last year.
The campus also includes a Tesco museum, which will give employees an understanding of the group’s roots.