Mr Adrin Loi
Ya Kun International Pte Ltd
This year special award is conferred to Mr Adrin Loi as an honorary SOE Entrepreneurship Award Winner. Adrin, a SOE Honouree in 2003, is the embodiment of the Spirit of Enterprise. Through his business, perseverance, visionary leadership and commitment to innovation and development of his personnel, he has successfully established business that has proven to be sustainable and even grown into a well-known brand that has gone regional.Ya Kun a household name famous for its kaya toast, soft-boiled eggs and traditionally brewed coffee and tea begin from a street corner coffee stall at Far East Square in 1998. The company has expanded to 40 outlets in Singapore and 30 outlets in Asian countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Philippines. Ya Kun has clinched the Superbrand Award in 2004 and 2005, as well as the Singapore Promising Brand Award - Heritage Award in 2005.