FOOD AND BEVERAGE SECTOR

Staggered breaks, less chatter as F&B firms in Singapore take precautions against coronavirus

Food and beverage outlets are taking every precaution - from staggered lunch breaks and frequent hand washing to cutting down on chatter - to keep staff and customers safe from Covid-19.

Restaurants determined to stay open during coronavirus circuit breaker despite dismal takings

Even with the circuit breaker extended until June 1, many restaurants say they will stay open.

Pandemic deals fatal blow to struggling businesses

The first corporate casualties of Covid-19 have emerged.

CapitaLand to give 1,000 tenants rental rebates

Mall operator CapitaLand will be giving 1,000 tenants rental rebates over two months in a move to help stores tide over the current retail storm caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

F&B outlets still waiting for promised rental rebates

With business affected by the coronavirus outbreak, food and beverage (F&B) outlets waiting for promised rental rebates said landlords are dragging their feet.

More Ministry Of Food outlets shut down

Home-grown restaurant chain Ministry Of Food is in trouble, hit by a double whammy of the coronavirus outbreak and a Mareva injunction freezing the owner's assets.

More Ministry Of Food outlets shut down over owner's financial woes

SINGAPORE - Home-grown restaurant chain Ministry Of Food is in trouble, hit by a double whammy of the coronavirus outbreak and a Mareva injunction freezing the owner's assets.

Some restaurants report cancellation in bookings as diners turn cautious

The Wuhan coronavirus has dampened feasting this Chinese New Year, with some restaurants reporting cancelled bookings as people become cautious about dining out.

Nestle faces new coffee rival as Vietnam targets instant market

HO CHI MINH CITY • After quietly supplying coffee addicts their daily fix for decades, Vietnam is preparing to take on Nestle and its Asian rivals to reach them faster.

Five Guys sells more than 1,000 burgers, 500 milkshakes on opening day

American burger joint Five Guys Singapore marked its launch at Plaza Singapura on Monday with about 100 people in line prior to the store's opening at 11am.

Wet weather in Singapore: Some businesses hit hard, others doing fine

Singapore has seen heavy rain almost every day in recent weeks, leading to temperatures dipping to as low as 21.4 deg C in the northern part of Singapore on Dec 2.