Me & My Money

Zac Chua of The Kettle Gourmet: Hungry to build F&B start-up into major group

Mr Zac Chua, seen here with his mum Lee Li, a 59-year-old retiree, set up The Kettle Gourmet last year to make oven-baked speciality popcorn. He plans to expand with other food products and to markets like Indonesia and Hong Kong.
Mr Zac Chua, seen here with his mum Lee Li, a 59-year-old retiree, set up The Kettle Gourmet last year to make oven-baked speciality popcorn. He plans to expand with other food products and to markets like Indonesia and Hong Kong.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Entrepreneur also aspires to be a venture capitalist and has invested in micro start-ups

Entrepreneur Zac Chua did not waste any time testing his skills after graduating from the Singapore Management University (SMU) with a bachelor's degree in business management last year.

Mr Chua jumped straight into the deep end and set up The Kettle Gourmet to make oven-baked speciality popcorn with local flavours such as teh tarik, bak kwa and chicken rice.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 09, 2018, with the headline 'Hungry to build F&B start-up into major group'. Print Edition | Subscribe