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Halal cuisine takes centrestage at Food of Asia 2015!

Singapore, 12 August 2015 – Embark on a gastronomical journey at Food of Asia, happening from 14-16 August 201511am to 9pm daily at the Singapore Expo Hall 5A. Food of Asia is organised by Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH).

There will be a range of Asian delicacies on show, such as exotic Thai cuisine to titillate your tastebuds as well as tempting Taiwanese streetfare like its famous crispy chicken. Or indulge in classic dishes such as Malay satay, laksa or the famous Singapore Chilli Crab. 

Don’t miss out on traditional Asian drinks such as Golden Barley Water and  Bandung, or savour popular local desserts such as Ang Ku Kueh and Tapioca Cake.

For the first time ever, Food of Asia will host a dedicated halal section called Halal Gourmet Selections. Come explore and savour unique Halal cuisine from around Asia, ranging from traditional Malay noodles, Malay Kueh such as Kueh Lapis and Putri Salat and authentic Italian cuisine using halal ingredients as well as Lobster Pasta and Grilled Tenderloin/Ribeye Steak with Black Pepper Sauce. 

Join your favourite celebrity chefs and learn easy-to-follow culinary techniques during their live fun-filled cooking demonstrations. On 15 and  16 August, come meet Chef Dato’ Fazley Yaakob, Chef Siti Mastura, Chef Violet Oon, Chef Devagi Sanmugam and other esteemed Chefs from the Singapore Halal Culinary Federation such as Chef Bob, Chef Mel Dean and Chef Tania Aris. 

Watch them whip up modern French cuisine, traditional Peranakan fare and other mouth-watering dishes, and get the chance to sample some of their creations! During the three days of Food of Asia, at 11am and 4pm daily, the first 400 visitors will each receive a packet of Indocafé Caffe Latte valued at $6.50, while stocks last. 

For more information of the show and its participating exhibitors,

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For more information, please contact:

Nur Liyana Sapwan (Ms)
Marketing Executive 
Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd
DID: (65) 6319 6141

Yeo Siew Chi (Mr)
Corporate Communications & CSR 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 
DID: (65) 6319 1586

About Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd

A wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Sphere Exhibits, which stands for “SPH Events, Roadshows and Exhibitions”, aims to be the leading events company catering to a diverse mix of trade and consumer clientele.

Backed by a committed and experienced team of professionals and SPH’s comprehensive range of media platforms, Sphere Exhibits’ shows, events and exhibitions centre on unique concepts that attract local audiences and regional participants. Among Sphere Exhibits’ events are The IT Show, COMEX, Licence2Play, Asian Masters, Gourmet Japan and Kidz Academy.

Leveraging on its expertise in event conceptualisation, planning and execution, Sphere Exhibits delivers memorable and quality events that meet the objectives of its clientele and partners.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.


The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian and My Paper (English section). It also consists of Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index, in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3. 

The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; the digital editions of Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, four student weeklies - zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, ZbBz Newsgazine and My Paper (Chinese section). It also operates SPH Radio's Chinese radio station, UFM 100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly. 

SPH's other new media initiatives include Asiaone, Stomp, and SPH Razor. 

SPH Magazines, SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. It has also invested in digital newsstand Magzter.

SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.

SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.


SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established to invest in a portfolio of income-producing real estate primarily for retail purposes. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall in the centre of Clementi town.

The Seletar Mall, located in Sengkang, is SPH's latest retail development. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

Other Businesses

Online Classified

SPH's online classified include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds), sgCarmart and Streetsine.

SPH's regional joint venture online classified business, 701Search, has a number of leading online classified sites in the region.

Events and Exhibitions

Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. 


SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.

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