Myanmar’s coffee growers bank on specialty niche

MANDALAY, Myanmar — When Tin Win Win opened Fuji Coffee House and Restaurant in Yangon in 1996, she had to make special trips abroad to source quality coffee beans. “She used to hand carry back Brazilian and African beans and process them with a mini-roaster,” recalled her son, Thu Zaw, who now heads the family’s […]

Thailand’s Oishi turns to ice cream in Myanmar

Oishi Group Plc is looking at producing ice cream as a new product to strengthen its food business. Paisarn Aowstaporn, executive vice-president for Oishi food business, said that the company recently introduced Aisu, a new ice-cream brand, at Nikuya Japanese restaurants in Bangkok to test the market response. “We’re interested in the ice cream business […]