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Where is Ya Kun Kaya Toast from?

Where is Ya Kun Kaya Toast from?

Ya Kun Kaya Toast

The logo of Ya Kun Kaya Toast contains Chinese calligraphy (in Traditional Chinese characters) of the company name.
Type Private
Founded Telok Ayer Basin, Singapore 1944
Founder Loi Ah Koon
Headquarters 237 Alexandra Road, Singapore

Is kaya toast from Singapore?

Kaya toast is a local classic that best represents all of Singaporeans’ experiences growing up — the quintessential Singaporean breakfast is kaya toast. This unassuming crowd-pleaser has already been enshrined in the pantheon of hawker classics as one of the most widely-known food items.

Who is the owner of Ya Kun?

Adrin Loi Boon Sim
Adrin Loi Boon Sim (b. 1955, Singapore–) is the executive chairman of food and beverage chain Ya Kun International. The youngest son of Ya Kun founder, Loi oversaw the expansion of the company from a single outlet to a chain spanning over 50 outlets in Singapore and close to 50 across the globe.

How many outlets does Ya Kun have in Singapore?

50 outlets
Today, Ya Kun has almost 50 outlets in Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, and is still expanding. Key to its success is its focus on serving Ya Kun’s traditional fare as well as its creative menu ideas to attract the young and trendy consumers.

When was kaya toast first brought to Singapore?

Kheng Hoe Heng, set up in 1919, is the oldest Hainanese coffeeshop in Singapore, famous for its white bread kaya toast. It was bought over by a regular customer in 1993 who renamed it Killiney Kopitiam.

Who invented kaya toast?

Hainanese cooks
Kaya toast

Kaya toast with coffee sold at Ya Kun Kaya Toast
Type Toast
Place of origin Singapore
Region or state Southeast Asia
Created by Hainanese cooks during the Straits Settlements period

When was Kaya Toast first brought to Singapore?

Why is Yakun popular?

Ya Kun’s IPR combined perfectly with its brand recognition to associate its products with quality, nostalgia and a homegrown company that has wide appeal. Ya Kun’s IPR has helped it grow into not only a well known brand, but an international brand that all Singaporeans can be proud of.

When was kaya toast brought to Singapore?

In 1919, Singapore’s oldest Hainanese coffeeshop opened along Killiney Road. Named Kheng Hoe Heng Coffeeshop, this was where kaya toast was first served to customers.

Is kaya a Malay?

Kaya is a delicious Malaysian jam made with coconut, eggs and caramel. Rich and aromatic jam which is perfect for toast and a cup of coffee.

How many Yakun outlets are overseas?

70 outlets
Overseas, it has 70 outlets. A key focus has been modernising the brand while still upholding the heritage factor of its humble kopitiam origins.

What kaya means?

Kaya means: restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile. Kaya Name Origin: Turkish. Pronunciation: ka-ya.

How many Yakun are there in Singapore?

There are currently 73 Ya Kun outlets in Singapore, with another two scheduled to open soon. Overseas, it has 70 outlets. A key focus has been modernising the brand while still upholding the heritage factor of its humble kopitiam origins.

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