Food establishments enjoy high visibility among consumers, while food is ingrained in our Singaporean DNA and culture. We socialise over food, crave the latest food trend, queue up for new food outlets eager to taste the new items. There are plenty of food outlet options ranging from big to small, upscale to economical. These include neighbourhood coffee shop and hawker centres where one’s daily eating needs can be met, and high-class food courts, restaurants and boutique café where one can enjoy luxurious fare worthy for a post on Instagram.

Besides patronising food outlets as a customer, one can also consider forking out some spare funds to be a partial owner of these food businesses. In this way, our expenses at the food outlets are going back into our pocket too, through earnings increase and dividends.

This is done by investing in shares of these company. Some of the well known …