Group to help foreign workers eat healthier

In response to the deficient diet of foreign workers ("Help foreign workers eat right"; July 23), the BoP HUB, together with DSM - a global company active in health, nutrition and materials - is preparing a fortified rice programme to increase their daily micronutrient intake.

DSM has been successfully implementing nourishment programmes in many developing countries with the United Nations' World Food Programme, non-profit health organisation Path and other agencies.

BoP HUB ( is bringing this programme to Singapore with DSM.

We will be setting up a social enterprise for this endeavour. Those interested in the project can write to

Jack Sim
Founder, BoP HUB

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2015, with the headline 'Group to help foreign workers eat healthier'. Print Edition | Subscribe