SGX Mainboard-listed Food Empire Holdings (Food Empire) is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. Its products are primarily in the branded instant beverage and snack food space, with a growing presence in food ingredients business.
Food Empire’s products are sold in over 50 countries, spanning North Asia, Eastern Europe, South-East Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and North America. The Group has 23 offices worldwide and operates 8 manufacturing facilities located in 5 countries.
Food Empire’s branded products include a wide variety of beverages and snack food, such as regular and flavoured coffee mixes and cappuccinos, chocolate drinks, flavoured fruit teas, bubble tea, instant cereal mixes and potato crisps. Its food ingredients business comprises of Freeze Dry instant coffee, Spray Dry instant coffee as well as non-dairy creamer.
Food Empire owns a family of proprietary brands – including MacCoffee, Café PHO, Petrovskaya Sloboda, Klassno, Hillway and Kracks. MacCoffee – the Group’s flagship brand – has been consistently ranked as the leading 3-in-1 instant coffee brand in the Group’s core markets. The Group employs sophisticated brand building activities, localised to match the flavour of the local markets in which its products are sold.
Since its public listing in 2000, Food Empire has won numerous accolades and awards including being recognised as one of the “Most Valuable Singapore Brands” by IE Singapore (now known as Enterprise Singapore), while MacCoffee has been ranked as one of “The Strongest Singapore Brands”. Forbes Magazine has twice named Food Empire as one of the “Best under a Billion” companies in Asia and the company has also been awarded one of Asia’s “Top Brand” by Influential Brands.
Food Empire was presented with the Sustainability Award at the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) 20th Investors’ Choice Award and also emerged as the winner of The Enterprise Award at the Singapore Business Awards 2020/2021.
Our Core Product – Coffee Beverages
Food Empire Holdings caters to different consumer tastes by offering a wide variety of beverages. We manufacture regular and flavoured coffee mixes and cappuccinos, instant chocolate, flavoured fruit teas and cereal drinks. Our core product – instant coffee beverages – is marketed mainly under the MacCoffee, Klassno, CafeRite brands using some of the finest coffee beans.
To cater to increasingly sophisticated consumer tastes, we have created easy-to-prepare tea in various refreshing flavours – peach, apple, lemon and original milk – all of which can be imbibed hot or ice-cold. Other beverages under our line of products include hot chocolate and breakfast cereal beverages.
Following our acquisition of Hyson Teas (Pte) Ltd, Food Empire recently introduced a new range of Ceylon teas. Hillway, is a brand of premium quality tea, hand-plucked from the finest tea crop in Sri Lanka.
Frozen Food Products
Complementing our beverage business is our food product range that includes frozen finger food and confectionery. Our mouth-watering, ready-to-cook frozen convenience food, marketed under OrienBites are inspired by the unique delights of oriental cuisine and the convenience of Western fast food. The selection comprises exotic delicacies like Shrimp Dumplings, Chicken Gyoza, Yakitori Sticks, etc.
Snack Food Products
Our Snack Food segment was launched in 2003. Brand names such as Kracks and Chizzpa are our range of potato crisps. The potato crisps come in various delicious flavours from exotic to traditional, each catering to different palates and cravings.