It’s good to be living, and have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of food! However, not all food is good for us, not to mention that some of us face food allergies as well. So what happens when you are unable to eat everything, or have special dietary requirements? Head over to Ryan’s Grocery, where they have alternative organic specialty food ready for different needs!
About Ryan’s Grocery
First launched in 2015, Ryan’s Grocery is a family-owned food importer, wholesaler and retailer. Specifically, they provide and distribute alternative gourmet, organic and allergen-/preservative-free specialty food, imported directly from farms in Australia, United States and Europe. Through their grocery, they hope to provide an alternative healthy choice of products to partners and consumers through responsible sourcing and quality services.
Journey Of The Grocery
It all began when two of the founders, Sebastian and Wendy Chia, discovered their their child Ryan, had an intolerance to gluten, dairy, nuts, soy, egg and yeast. Therefore, they started venturing out beyond the local market for food suitable for Ryan. Besides visiting online retailers, they even made personal trips internationally to source for a better range of dietary products to support Ryan and the local community with different food intolerance. This dedication to help paved the way for their Alternative Section, as well as it’s grocery front: Ryan’s Grocery!
Meet The Team
Sebastian Chia is the Managing Director, and he was a senior executive in the Consumer Electronic industry with more than 25 years of extensive experience. Wendy Foo is the Marketing and Procurement Director, and she too, has over 25 years of marketing and advertising experience, including in China and Hong Kong. Last but not least, Willie Foo is the Executive Director of Corporate Development and Affairs, where he deals with the corporate direction as well as the expansion of strategic business alliances. He has more than 15 years of extensive working experience and business network with a focus on corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, IPO and capital fund raising.
A Healthier Community
As Ryan’s Grocery provides specialty food, their customer base is mainly made of up the gluten-free community, allergen-sensitive individuals, as well as meat lovers. Some of the products you can find there are Carbon Neutral meats, dry aged meat, local and imported fresh vegetables, and dry goods directly from Australia. Most of their products are certified organic and non-GMO, and they source directly from like-minded farmers who practice stringent sustainable and responsible sourcing. Some of their achievements include achieving Top 100 SMEs and kicking off Ryan’s Grocery Franchise Programme in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam in 2019, and opening the second Ryan’s Grocery outlet in Great World and first restaurant, Ryan’s Kitchen adjacent to it in 2020. In the near future, Ryan’s Grocery hopes to expand both locally and internationally, providing more access to healthier alternatives that are high quality and tasty!
“Ensuring our present and future generations “healthier alternatives” without compromising quality, nutrition, flavour and taste.” – Ryan’s Grocery
For organic groceries or other gourmet food alternatives, head over to ryansgrocery.com!