Tech adds bite to bak kut teh business

Mr Chong Nyen Koon (far left), director and founder of Koon Bak Kut Teh, and company manager Jay Tan with the firm's spices and pastes that are sold online.
Mr Chong Nyen Koon (far left), director and founder of Koon Bak Kut Teh, and company manager Jay Tan with the firm's spices and pastes that are sold online. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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Some hawker stalls expand into restaurants, but Koon Bak Kut Teh took the extra step to venture online with its products.

The business started in 2005 with a hawker stall selling its signature pork ribs in soup; it now has four outlets in Bukit Timah, Jurong East, Boon Lay and Lavender.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 23, 2019, with the headline Tech adds bite to bak kut teh business. Subscribe