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Food

Redefining Ugly: How one Singapore-Based startup aims to achieve zero food waste

by ValueChampion After researching the health benefits of nutritious food and the waste generated by the world's food systems, Pei Shan set out to find a way to effectively reduce food waste in Singapore. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that each year more than 1 billion tonnes of food is wasted. Local startup, UglyFood, has found …

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Fei Siong blames staff for miscommunication — Insists only some hawkers need to pay compulsory inspection

Earlier, it was reported that the recent online revelation of the sorry state of affairs at the Social Enterprise Hawker Centres has resulted in many netizens condemning social enterprise operators like NTUC Foodfare and Fei Siong Food Management of profiteering. Makansutra founder, KF Seetoh, has revealed on his blog last week (28 Aug) that hawkers were charged with all kinds …

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Tiffany & Co launch Paper Flowers collection in Singapore with iconic installation at Tiong Bahru Bakery

To celebrate the launch of the Tiffany Paper Flowers jewellery collection in Singapore, Tiffany & Co. has brought a bolt of its NYC hometown energy to the Singapore streets with a Tiffany Blue®coffee cart serving complimentary special brews and croissants from Tiong Bahru Bakery, from 27 August– 3 September, 10am – 2pm. The coffee cart is stationed in front of the Tiffany …

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Singaporean-born Sashi Cheliah crowned Australia’s 10th MasterChef

Former elite STAR Team officer from the Singapore Police, Sashi Cheliah was recently crowned winner of the global-phenomenon that is MasterChef Australia! Sashi is the first Singaporean-born to ever win the title, which is a moment of pride for all Singaporeans. The 39-year old prison officer scored a history-making 93 out of 100 to beat Queensland builder Ben Borsht who …

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#GrabDurian is back this year with free delivery

So if you love durians but don’t own a car, you will understand the dilemma of having to transport them from the durian stalls back home since they are prohibited on public transport. However since nothing unites Singaporeans like the love for durians and National Day Parade, this year Grab is offering to help Singaporean’s to enjoy both. First up, …

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Four ways of saving on baby formulas

by ValuePenguin It's easy to want to overspend on your newborn baby. Afterall, what is more important than your child? However, many companies catering to new parents have also exploited this tendency to reap huge profits over the years. For example, the average price of a 900g tin of infant milk powder had increased by 120% over the last decade, significantly higher than …

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Old Chang Kee switches to sustainable oil after petition hits 8K signatures

Old Chang Kee, local purveyor of curry puffs and other local snacks, has switched to using a more sustainable palm oil after a petition started by local students accumulated over 8000 signatures. According to the latest petition update, the organisers of the petition received an email from Old Chang Kee at the beginning of February informing them they have switched …

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