SME Diaries: The pandemic threw our carefully laid plans out of the window. We changed course to survive

SME Diaries: The pandemic threw our carefully laid plans out of the window. We changed course to survive

5/12/2021 8:15:00 AM

SME Diaries: The pandemic threw our carefully laid plans out of the window. We changed course to survive

Mr Vincent Wei and Mr Sven Yeo, co-founders of agri-tech firm Archisen, describe how Covid-19 disrupted their carefully crafted plans for a flagship product. They quickly adjusted the firm’s strategy and devised new types of salads after realising more people were eating at home in the pandemic.

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