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Published Date: 26 November 2019
Your guests will love the countless edible souvenirs that Singapore’s heritage brands oﬀer. Themed on traditional delicacies, these snacks come in both traditional and modern ﬂavours. Household names steeped in decades of history, these beloved brands package their popular treats in portable form, which allows customers to take these products home as souvenirs.
Visitors to Singapore can also purchase Duty Free items online via iShopChangi, where one can shop 30 days in advance and up to 12 hours before their ﬂight. Shop using the iChangi app and iShopChangi website to enjoy duty free prices and self-collection at the airport.
Founded in 1879, Eu Yan Sang is a well-known household name that retails Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and has clinics and retail outlets across Singapore, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macau and Malaysia. Stocking over 1,000 types of Chinese herbs, Eu Yan Sang caters to a wide variety of health and vitality needs. Your clients can also take their pick from nutritious desserts like snow fungus and bird’s nest, which are sold in portable dry forms and can be easily prepared by adding hot water.
Address: Jewel Changi Airport #B2-219 and numerous stores in the transit area and public area of Changi Airport, and across Singapore.
Opening hours: Daily 10am-10pm (Jewel store)
For queries: Call 1800 888 1879 (local toll-free) or +65 6749 8830 (overseas)
Bee Cheng Hiang is famous around the world for its bak kwa (barbecued meat slices), which are a must-have snack during Chinese New Year. Customers can decorate and customise their Bee Cheng Hiang packaging with stamps of various Singapore motifs. Bee Cheng Hiang also sells its popular bak kwa in vacuum-packed form, along with other Singaporean snacks like pork ﬂoss that the brand has turned into crunchy biscuits. Visitors to the brand’s ﬂagship store on Serangoon Road can try grilling their own bak kwa, and enjoy a contemporary bak kwa-inspired menu along with a long list of ﬁne wines.
Address: 1359 Serangoon Road (Bee Cheng Hiang Grillery; ﬂagship store); 189 New Bridge Road (Chinatown) and numerous stores in the transit area and public area of Changi Airport, and across Singapore.
Opening hours: Daily 9.30am-10.30pm (Bee Cheng Hiang Grillery)
For queries: Call +65 6291 5753
Introduce your guests to handcrafted traditional Teochew baked goods, which Thye Moh Chan has served to a loyal following since 1943. Thye Moh Chan employs traditional techniques to prepare classic snacks like tau sar piah (mung bean pastry), mooncakes (sweet pastries traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival) and gula melaka pineapple pastries (cakes stuﬀed with pineapple puree and palm sugar), which are diﬃcult to ﬁnd nowadays.
Address: Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road #01-45 (Chinatown); Jewel Changi Airport #B2-231 (Changi Airport); Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd #B1-12 (Orchard); and VivoCity #03-01 (HarbourFront).
Opening hours: Daily 10am-10pm
For queries: Call +65 6604 8858
Founded in 1979, Bengawan Solo is a celebrated brand that makes traditional confections like kueh lapis (layered cake) and pineapple tarts. A renowned traditional bakery that has over 40 outlets across Singapore, Bengawan Solo is where you can introduce your guests to a wide array of Singaporean and Asian delicacies. The brand’s cakes are very popular with Singaporeans and its famous pandan chiﬀon cake is a must-try. Bengawan Solo’s cookies come in a range of local ﬂavours including cashew nut, coﬀee oat, almond and hazelnut, attractively packaged in octagonal tins with patterns inspired by indigenous ﬂowers.
Address: Jewel Changi Airport #01-228/229 (Changi Airport), ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn #B4-38 (Orchard) and numerous stores in the transit area and public area of Changi Airport, and across Singapore.
Opening hours: Daily 9am-10pm
For queries: Call +65 6238 2090
Bring home a delicious souvenir from Home’s Favourite, which makes cookies in ﬂavours like chilli crab, pineapple, lychee and laksa (spicy coconut milk-based noodle soup). Friends and family will love these edible souvenirs, which are packaged in traditional tiﬃn-style containers.
Address: TANGS Orchard
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10.30am-9.30pm, Sun 11am-8.30pm
For queries: Call +65 6272 2028 or email [email protected]
Recommend Old Seng Choong’s cookies to your foodie clients, which come in gold-coloured gift boxes. These cookie tins are very intricately designed and feature motifs and symbols that are synonymous with Singapore. This heritage brand infuses cakes, cookies and pies with distinctly Singaporean ﬂavours like goreng pisang (banana fritters) and bak kwa (barbecued meat slices). Other popular cookie ﬂavours include pandan (screwpine) coconut, cereal prawn and earl grey. Premix sauces are also available at Old Seng Choong and your guests can use them to make Singaporean classics like chilli crab and Hainanese chicken rice in their own kitchens.
Address: The Central @ Clarke Quay, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street #01-48
Opening hours: Daily 11am-10pm
For queries: Call +65 6224 0915 or email [email protected] (Trade contact: Chiu Ping)
Pek Sin Choon was established in 1925 and is currently run by its fourth generation. Easily recognised by its ‘Shepherd Boy on Buﬀalo’ trademark, Pek Sin Choon stocks popular teas like Jasmine, Pu’er, Oolong and Tie Guanyin, which guests can sample in its tea boutique before making a purchase. Pek Sin Choon continues to wrap its tea leaves by hand in paper, rather than mechanising this process. Visitors can learn more about the many teas on display, which are also used by many traditional Chinese medical halls. In this well-known shop situated in the heart of historic Chinatown, patrons can also browse vintage-style teapots, tea caddies and tea brewing sets. The boutique also conducts tea workshops and customises gift bundles upon request.
Address: 36 Mosque Street
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Sat 8.30am-6.30pm; Tue 9am-6.30pm
For queries: Call +65 6323 3238 or email [email protected]