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Young Men in a Old Man's Trade

Young Men in a Old Man's Trade

Co-founders of snack startup The Golden Duck say it’s time for the F&B sector to make a huge impact in the e-commerce scene. DESPITE having only two products, The Golden Duck has made quite a splash so far. The gourmet snacks startup came to be just two years ago. Salted egg yolk was a trending wave that everyone wanted to ride – from buns to salted egg chicken. Even McDonald’s had salted-egg flavoured burgers. The startup’s products are salted egg yolk potato crisps and fish skin crisps. “It was Jon’s idea and he pulled together a team of us and...

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Oct 24, 2017

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How A S'porean Duo Found Their Place On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List With Salted Egg Yolk Snacks

How A S'porean Duo Found Their Place On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List With Salted Egg Yolk Snacks

Just last month, we talked about the 23 individuals in Singapore that made it into this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. Among them, the duo from The Golden Duck stood out with their rather unique product – salted egg yolk flavoured snacks. Food trends like ‘salted-egg-yolk-everything’ come and go, but what’s amazing is that they’ve not just jumped onto the bandwagon – they’ve managed to make it timeless. I got in touch with co-founder Jonathan Shen (27), and found out more about the duo that found gold with salted egg yolk snacks. When A Casual Joke Turned Into...

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Oct 24, 2017

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Celebrate with a touch of gold

Celebrate with a touch of gold

The co-founders and owners of The Golden Duck, Mr Jonathan Shen (left) and Mr Christopher Hwang (right), are both wearing special edition T-shirts that are available for order online. The company produced more than 100,000 commemorative snack packets for this year’s NDP funpacks.   PUBLISHED AUG 4, 2017, 4:50 PM SGT Commemorative snack packs for parade-goers – Hedy Khoo SINGAPORE – Parade-goers can look forward to savouring popular salted egg snacks from homegrown snack maker The Golden Duck. To celebrate the nation’s birthday, the local startup produced more than 100,000 commemorative packets of its Salted Egg Yolk Potato Crisps and Salted...

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Aug 04, 2017