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PasarBella 'needs to prove itself'

Vendors call for management to raise visitorship, attract interesting offerings as more leave in bid to cut losses

Published on May 2, 2014 12:28 PM

Huber's Deli, one of the first vendors to set up shop at PasarBella, Singapore's first permanent farmers' market, has moved out due to poor business.

Others which have also left in a bid to cut losses include waffle shop Bite-Sized Monster, in March; and Caria, a shop which specialised in spices, olive oil and wine from Turkey, in February.

Straits Organic, owned by wine retail chain and distributor The Straits Wine Company, is in talks to end its lease. It has been open for about a year.

Still, the management of the market says it has new offerings, tenants and marketing plans.

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