11 Feb '11, 10am

NTUC Foodfare holds food and beverage prices

SINGAPORE: NTUC Foodfare Co-operative has announced it will not increase the prices of all basic beverages, including coffee, tea and canned drinks, for the rest of the year. This will apply to all 40 NTUC food courts, coffee shops, cafes and kiosks. Currently, a cup of Kopi-O and Teh-O costs 70 cents, while tea and coffee with milk go for between 80 cents to a dollar at NTUC outlets. The market rate for the same items go for between 90 cents to S$1.20. It also committed to holding the price of basic food types like economic rice, yong tau foo and noodles for as long as it can. The NTUC Value Meal, which offers union members popular dishes like chicken rice at five to fifteen per cent off the normal price, will also be available at all its retail outlets by April 1 this year. Currently, these meals are only available at 9 outlets. The co-operative's announcement came amid ...

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