Cooking Hainanese Chicken Rice can never be too difficult now. Just open the pouch, pour contents into a rice cooker and a plate of hot aromatic rice is ready to be eaten in 20 mins. Called the Yamie rice, this was developed by staff and 2 students for Gan Hup Lee Pte Ltd.
The two second year students were identified to fine tune the formulation at the factory and to develop more product range. During their internship at the company, they developed 4 more types: Yam Rice, Mixed Brown Rice with Anchovies, Mixed Brown Rice, and Garlic Rice.
The company was very impressed by the students' performance and the project will be extended as a final year project. Press release was conducted at the Polytechnic on 19 April '06. News on Yamie rice was broadcasted on radio 93.3, 95.8 and Channel News Asia. Shin Min.
Link to Yamie Rice.