Little India F&B shops facing staff shortage with more foreign workers wanting to return home

The Banana Leaf Apolo is among several eateries in Little India that are experiencing staff problems.
The Banana Leaf Apolo is among several eateries in Little India that are experiencing staff problems.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - The food and beverage sector has seen minimal impact in the wake of new travel curbs but shops in Little India are facing staff shortages, with more foreign workers wanting to return to their families.

Junior Kuppanna Restaurant had 11 employees from India but seven are now stuck there as they had been visiting their families before the pandemic.

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