S&P off to healthy start in Yangon amid boom in the F&B industry

S&P Foodservice Distribution has witnessed a good start in Yangon, securing contracts from 50 restaurants and hotels for the supply of a range of tableware, kitchenware and other items in the first two months of operations in Myanmar’s largest city. And the outlook is bright thanks to optimism after the country’s recent democratic election, said […]

Yangon’s friendly shark and his secrets to cuisine success

For 16 years, Sharky’s has satisfied Yangonite’s cravings for delectable cheeses, breads, gelato and cured meats, to name but a few of its luxurious offerings. During the decades Myanmar spent as an isolated, pariah state under international sanctions, such items would have been virtually unobtainable. However few would have complained: Myanmar’s population happily consumes more […]

Sharky’s One-Man Empire Brings Locavore Cuisine to Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — Tired of running a nightclub in Geneva, the businessman known as Sharky was looking for a second act. So he returned to his native Myanmar and hatched an unlikely idea: growing and making fine food in an impoverished military dictatorship. Sharky, whose real name is U Ye Htut Win, has spent a […]