3 S'pore family-owned businesses keep legacies alive through factories, automation

(From left) Lee Bin Hong Pigs Supplier's Poh Seng Huat, Hock Lian Huat Foodstuff's Daniel Tan and Lee Kaya's Lee Hwee Kwang. ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
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SINGAPORE - In a bid to keep food heritage and their family legacies alive, three family-owned food businesses have taken their traditional offerings such as kaya and ngoh hiang to factories and central kitchens, as well as upgraded and automated their processes.

In a market where consumers have no lack of choices for spreads and fillings, Mr Lee Hwee Kwang continues to churn out traditional kaya and peanut butter.

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