Success Stories

Africa: Quick Learnings & Observations

As a relative newcomer to Africa, I’ve been consuming lots of facts and figures, visiting the region regularly and talking to people who are trading, investing and doing business in Africa. There’s so much to learn and appreciate about this region. Here are some of my biggest learnings so far.

BreadTalk boss goes hands on overseas

BreadTalk CEO George Quek shares his overseas venture experiences

Chickens that listen to Mozart set to go global

Kee Song Group, Singapore's second largest poultry producer, has nine chicken farms in Yong Peng, Malaysia, and is publicly listed on Taiwan’s securities market. It hopes to deepen its penetration in the Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong markets by creating a strong awareness of its healthy products resulting from its sustainable farming methods.

Gold New World

The gung-ho founder of Gold Kili Desmond Ng has traversed markets around the globe – including Japan, the US, and even Africa and North Korea – to bring the brand’s much loved instant drinks global. He cites building customer trust as a foremost consideration in the food business.

No Super foothold overseas without grit

Super Chairman and Managing Director David Teo talks about how perseverance helped him grow his business.

Revenue takes off with external wings

Mr Jonathan Phoon, the company’s Executive Director, talks about some drawbacks in the labour and land costs in Singapore and Singapore has a brand image associated with cleanliness and hygiene.