FOOD AND BEVERAGE SECTOR

Fishmonger turned coffee shop tycoon sees joy in giving

Mr Winston Chu Chee Keong, 48, is a secondary school dropout and a fishmonger turned coffee shop tycoon.

Home-grown food start-ups get a hand in the kitchen with new innovation hub

SINGAPORE - Food start-ups here may have a new home in a 90,000 square foot building in Chin Bee Drive, offering facilities such as research and development laboratories, a co-working space, and...

Killiney leads $1.7m seed funding for food tech start-up

Food tech start-up Hoow Foods has raised $1.7 million in seed funding led by local food and beverage heritage brand Killiney Group, it said yesterday.

Rebel Foods, Gojek to open 100 Indonesian cloud kitchens

BENGALURU (BLOOMBERG) - Rebel Foods calls itself the world's largest internet restaurant company, a boast that's hard to disprove because there aren't many chains quite like it. Founded by a...

Bakers get support for equipment, skills training

Ms Connie Ng, 25, is training to take over her family's bakery, Bread Story, which has been around since 2000 - along with its ovens.

For the perfect cuppa, tech firm's scanner leaves nothing to chance

Local start-up teapasar has devised a faster and more economical way to authenticate and identify plant-based food and drink.

Businesses can find part-time staff 'in three hours' with manpower firm's app

SINGAPORE - Staff shortages can be a constant bind for businesses in the food and beverage (F&B), retail and cleaning sectors.

Over 270 F&B outlets won't give out plastic straws from July 1

More than 270 food and beverage outlets will stop providing plastic straws from July 1, in a major step to reduce plastic waste in the local F&B sector.

It Changed My Life: Meet Ahmad Zahid Isnin, a briyani maestro, metal musician and lion dancer

A man of many contradictions, Ahmad Zahid Isnin is equally comfortable on stage with a guitar as he is in the kitchen dishing out a mean nasi briyani.

Spicy hotpot makes Singapore's newest billionaires over $7.6b richer in just first three months of 2019

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China's insatiable demand for spicy hotpot is placing the founders of a restaurant chain atop one of the world's fastest-growing fortunes, allowing them to outpace many of...