F&B workers in Singapore to be assessed if they can get on wage ladder

There are over 30,000 low-wage workers in the F&B sector who earn $2,000 or less a month, and early efforts are under way to see if they can be included in the Progressive Wage Model.

Food producers adapt for slice of halal market

When dimsum manufacturer SMH Foods Enterprise approached hotels with its halal version of siew mai - a Cantonese delicacy usually made with pork - chefs were not keen to serve it in their...

Initiative to drive innovation in food sector

A new government initiative to help local food companies adapt to industry disruptions will tap the expertise of larger corporations, food science experts and industry associations.

Helping local food firms net overseas buyers

Local food manufacturers are getting more help to innovate and expand overseas, thanks to new measures announced yesterday.

New website, app to help Singapore food manufacturers catch overseas buyers: Koh Poh Koon

SINGAPORE - Several initiatives to help local food manufacturers innovate and expand overseas were announced on Tuesday (April 24) by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National...

New processing plant offers Singapore's food manufacturers a longer shelf life

SINGAPORE - Sending coconut drinks to Thailand so they can be processed to prolong their shelf-life is an expensive business.

From the corporate world to coffee farming

Chris Wanden gave up a high-flying corporate job in his forties to start Dimbulah Coffee and found success and financial freedom

How John Cheng is reinventing his family’s sugar business

John Cheng hands us each a rock sugar-encrusted stick that has been infused with jujube and instructs us to swirl it for exactly five times in a hot cup of tea. “Now taste the sugar,” the 37-year-...

Getting a taste of food vending business

What goes into developing sauces for noodle dishes that are sold in vending machines?