Some stallholders tapping tech to draw customers

Mr Anthony Leow's spice mix brand now has social media accounts and an e-commerce site. It also uses QR codes on its packaging to give customers access to video tutorials on how to use the spice mixes. Mr Khor Chin Puang, owner of Pan's Fish at Tiong
Mr Khor Chin Puang, owner of Pan's Fish at Tiong Bahru Market, founded e-commerce site MarketFresh. On the site, customers can order produce from more than 10 stalls at the market for delivery the next day.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO
Mr Anthony Leow's spice mix brand now has social media accounts and an e-commerce site. It also uses QR codes on its packaging to give customers access to video tutorials on how to use the spice mixes. Mr Khor Chin Puang, owner of Pan's Fish at Tiong
Mr Anthony Leow's spice mix brand now has social media accounts and an e-commerce site. It also uses QR codes on its packaging to give customers access to video tutorials on how to use the spice mixes. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Freshly made yong tau foo, the day's catch and meat butchered to order are among the draws of shopping at wet markets.

But with fewer people making the morning trip to them, sellers at one of Singapore's oldest wet markets have found a way to take their produce to the customer.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline 'Some stallholders tapping tech to draw customers'. Print Edition | Subscribe