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Kenny Yap - The Fish and chips on his shoulders

THE chairman of Qian Hu, Kenny Yap, finds himself once more having to prove the doubters wrong as he guides the fish and aquarium accessories supplier to the verge of its latest transformation. "When we listed the company in 2000, I read some forums and some people criticising the Singapore Exchange for allowing a fishy, small family-run business to be listed on the stock exchange," said Mr Yap,...


New HR system leads to happy staff who stay

FOODEDGE, a gourmet food products specialist, grew from a two-man team to 80 staff now. It needed a human resource system that would manage functions such as hiring, appraisals, wage increments and exit interviews. The company, which was incorporated in 2003, did not have a HR system at the start. "It was a kind of a family business; everybody knew everybody very well and...


Help available to meet food sector challenges

SINGAPORE food services companies are feeling the crunch of the tightened foreign labour quota. As they turn towards hiring local staff, many lament that Singapore workers demand higher pay and are unwilling to work shifts. Many do not stay long in one job and move as soon as they are offered slightly better pay. Meanwhile, the restaurant industry has seen growth and this has had a knock-on...


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CAMFOOD 2014

‘CAMFOOD’14, which is hosted by the Cambodia Restaurant Association and the Cambodia Hotel Association and endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Commerce is the most important meeting place where hotel, restaurants, caterers, cafes, bistros, distributors/retailers, supermarket/mini-market operators source for a wide range of food & drinks from over 300 exhibitors and 16 countries. Held in conjunction with CAMHOTEL 2014, Cambodia’s No. 1 Hospitality Equipment and Supplies Show, along with numerous competitions and demonstrations, CAMFOOD 2014 is the complete event for the hospitality and foodservice industry.’
 

Oishii Japan 2014

The third edition of Oishii Japan, organised by Oishii Japan Executive Committee, is Asia's largest dedicated Japanese F&B showcase. The three-day event is an all-encompassing showcase of food, drinks and related equipment and machinery from all over Japan.

Oishii Japan caters to F&B professionals, chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers, importers and distributors, retailers as well as new business owners and investors in the food business.
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