Industry Guide: Food & Beverage
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Food & Beverage

As a renowned food capital in Asia, Singapore's food and beverage (F&B) industry is one that is vibrant and vital to our economy.
Industry Guide: Food & Beverage
Fast Facts
There was a 3.1% increase of sales in F&B services as of April 2019
$826 M
The total sales value of F&B services in Singapore was $826 million in April 2019
The government aims for half of F&B outlets to adopt digital services by 2020
Industry Guide: Food & Beverage
Industry Outlook
An increasing number of local food companies are leveraging technology to increase the efficiency of their operations in the highly competitive food industry, along with a rising interest in the possibilities of automation and artificial intelligence within the F&B industry. Besides this, discerning diners are also looking for safer, more natural, and healthy food options.
Key Skills
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Situational awareness
Relevant Jobs

Food Technologist

  • Diploma and above
  • 1-4 years' experience
  • $2,200 - $5,000
  • A Food Technologist is in charge of developing and executing possible food and beverage products. You will develop food or flavour prototypes for a range of products, and might also find yourself working on process improvements to achieve better cost- and time-efficiency.

Franchise Executive

  • Diploma and above
  • 2-4 years' experience
  • $2,500 - $4,000
  • As a Franchise Executive, you will be responsible for various aspects of operations with regards to franchising, product development, and promotional activities. Depending on the organisation, you may also be required to assist franchise outlets on how to increase their sales.

Procurement Executive

  • Degree and above
  • 1-2 years' experience
  • $2,000 - $3,500
  • Procurement Executives will have to liaise and negotiate with suppliers and ensure that supplies are delivered on time. You will also need to ensure that contracts are adhered to, and report any non-conformances.

Quality Control Analyst

  • Degree and above
  • 5-8 years' experience
  • $4,000 - $6,000
  • Quality Control Analysts conduct routine physical, chemical, sensory, and other analysis as required to ensure that raw materials and finished products meet the company's prescribed quality standards.

Restaurant Manager

  • Diploma and above
  • 3-5 years' experience
  • $1,800 - $4,000
  • Restaurant Managers are in charge of daily operations of the restaurant, and are expected to help hire, train, and schedule staff according to expected demands. You will also find yourself handling tasks like purchasing, reconciling daily sales, and depositing restaurant receipts.

Service Crew

  • N' and O' Levels and above
  • No experience needed
  • $1,600 - $2,000
  • The main responsibilities of Service Crew range from preparing and serving food, to processing customer payments and providing customer service. You will need to respond to customer complaints and questions, and resolve issues where possible.