Technical Terms

ICompany No.: 1113927-H I GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS AND ACRONYMS
AAGR
brand owners
chilled food

cold room storage facilities
CPG

distribution centre
distributors
dry food

end-consumer/user
EPP
ETP
GDP
GFC
GNI
GST
F&B product

Average annual growth rate
In the context of this Prospectus, brand owners hold the proprietary rights to the brand(s) and are the source for the supply of products to the distributors. They are also sometimes referred to as principals.
Food that is stored in temperature controlled chiller rooms or refrigerators to preserve the quality of the food.
In the context of this Prospectus, cold room storage facilities refer to both chiller and freezer facilities.
Consumer packaged goods. Broadly defined as mass produced consumer goods that are non-durable and are consumed or used frequently by consumers and/or households. However, it is common for CPG to also refer to as fast moving consumer goods, packaged and branded products. This effectively excludes fresh food and produce without packaging, as well as bulk goods and commodities sold in loose forms.
In the context of this Prospectus, each distribution centre comprised, at the very least, a warehousing facility while other distribution centres have a combination of, either a head office, an administration office or branch office together with warehousing facilities.
Resellers of CPG in bulk form to retailers and other bulk purchasers. Some distributors are appointed by brand owners while others do not represent any brand owners but buy in bulk from various sources.
Refers to food that can be stored under ambient temperature and generally does not require refrigeration.
Individual person, household or entity that directly consumes or uses the product in its original purchased form.
Entry Point Project
Economic Transformation Programme
Gross Domestic Product
Global Financial Crisis
Gross National Income
Goods and Services Tax
F&B product is an abbreviation for food and beverage products. Food refers to edible products in its raw, preserved, or processed form excluding tobacco unless otherwise specified. Beverages refer to non­alcoholic beverages, unless otherwise specified.
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ICompany No.: 1113927-H I
GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS AND ACRONYMS (Cont’d)

food service outlets
fresh food frozen food
HACCP health supplements

household products
intermediaries
kg NKEA OTC (over-the-counter)
drugs

own brands of CPG
personal care products
pharmaceutical products
The food services sector comprises enterprises that are involved in the provision of ready-to-consume food and beverages away from home. Food services enterprises include, among others, restaurants, hawker stalls, cafes, pubs, canteens, catering services and other eateries.
In the context of this Prospectus, food service outlets include restaurants, bakeries, hawker stalls, caterers, hotels, recreational clubs and other eateries.
Food in its raw form that is neither preserved nor processed.
Food that is stored in freezers to prolong storage time and preserve the food quality for later preparation or consumption.
Hazard analysis and critical control points
Products that are intended to supplement the diet with one or more dietary substances, or for health purposes. These include vitamins, minerals, fibre, amino acids, fatty acids and other extracts from plants and animals. Health supplements are sometimes referred to as dietary supplement, food supplement or nutritional supplement.
Household products primarily used by the whole household as well as for the care of the house comprising products used in the kitchen, laundry, bathroom, toilet, living room, bedroom and other parts of the house.
Operators that provide linkages between the brand owners and end­consumers/users. Intermediaries in the CPG supply chain include distributors, wholesalers, agents and retailers.
Kilogram
National Key Economic Areas
Medicinal products that are made available to the public without the need for professional supervision or prescription. These drugs are commonly used for self-medication to treat minor ailments and conditions.
In the context of this Prospectus, own brands of CPG refers collectively to all the brands that are owned by the KTC Group and this includes ‘Orie’ for frozen and dry food, ‘Bamble’ for wet tissue, and ‘Creamos’ for bakery products.
Non-durable products that cater to the care of the individual consumer and are used primarily for personal hygiene, external protection and care of the body or for beautification purposes.
Any substance or mixture of substances that are intended to be used for medicinal or health purposes. These include scheduled drugs, over-the-counter drugs, health supplements and traditional medicine.
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ICompany No.: 1113927-H I
GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS AND ACRONYMS (Cont’d)

retailers

sales and distribution points
SKU (stock keeping unit) sq ft sqm third party brands

TUKAR warehousing facility wholesalers
Types and methods of retailing including store-based and non-store based retailing. Examples include retailing through departmental stores, specialist stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, minimarkets, convenience stores, sundry shops, Chinese medical halls, pharmacies, health food stores, street stalls, e-commerce and direct selling.
Operators that are involved in the retail trade and these comprised store based retailers and non-store retailers. In the context of this Prospectus, retail outlets include hypermarkets, supermarkets, departmental stores, sundry shops, convenience stores, pharmacies, petrol kiosks, Chinese medical halls, electrical and electronic hardware stores, clothing stores, stationery stores and book shops.
In the context of this Prospectus, sales and distribution points refer to the final delivery destinations from distribution centres, which include retail outlets, food service outlets, wholesalers and distributors.
A unique identifier for each distinct product and service that can be purchased.
Square feet
Square metre
In the context of this Prospectus, third party brands refer to brands that are distributed for brand owners, which are also inclusive of the respective appointed distributors for brand owners.
Small Retailer Transformation Programme
A place used for the storage of goods and merchandise
Operators that purchase in bulk for further resale in bulk primarily in its original purchased form. In the context of this Prospectus, wholesalers including smaller enterprises that supply to sundry shops and other retailers in outskirt areas of city or town centres.
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