48: Zac Chua | Made-in-Singapore Delicious Gourmet Popcorn

Zac Chua is the Founder and CEO of The Kettle Gourmet.

The Kettle Gourmet is a Singapore-based popcorn manufacturer and distributor that serves fresh, hand-baked popcorn in traditional and unique local flavours.

Established in 2017 by Founder and CEO Zac Chua, The Kettle Gourmet is halal-certified and uses high-quality ingredients, non-GMO natural corn and no trans-fat.

The Kettle Gourmet’s six flavours include crazy Asian favourites Kaya Butter Toast, Nasi Lemak, Chilli Crab and Chicken Floss as well as traditional Salted Caramel and Chocolate.

The Kettle Gourmet is available for purchase online at The Kettle Gourmet or stocked via e-commerce partners Air Asia Delivery Service, Foodpanda, GrabFood and Shopee as well as in-store at NTUC FairPrice Finest.

Inspired by his late Father, a Venture Capitalist, Zac knew he always wanted to have his own business.

The Kettle Gourmet idea came to Zac when he smelt the delicious and overbearing aroma of Nasi Lemak that someone had smuggled into the theatre, whilst he was enjoying his popcorn in the cinema.

Today, the company has reached a daily sales volume of 1000 popcorn bags and accrued over 300 partners and clients.

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