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Catering to different tastes but delivering perennial favourites

Food Empire's founder and executive chairman Tan Wang Cheow attributes the group's success to the support shown by its shareholders, management and staff, and the tenacity and adaptability of his team.
Food Empire's founder and executive chairman Tan Wang Cheow attributes the group's success to the support shown by its shareholders, management and staff, and the tenacity and adaptability of his team.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

The Sunday Times and the Singapore Exchange's research team interview company bosses in this monthly series to help investors get a better look at a firm's operations, one that goes beyond the financials.

Home-grown Food Empire, set up in 1982 and listed on SGX in 2000, is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. Its products include instant beverage products, frozen convenience food, confectionery and snack foods.

Food Empire's products are sold to more than 50 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China, Indochina, the Middle East, Mongolia and the United States.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 06, 2018, with the headline 'Catering to different tastes but delivering perennial favourites'. Print Edition | Subscribe