Nelson's switch to selling corn in a cup instead of toys pays off


PETALING JAYA: Before he started selling corn in a cup, Datuk Nelson Kwok actually sold toys under the Ding Dang brand. But a quirk of fate made him switch to corn under the now famous Nelson's Corn In Cup, brand. Now they call him the cornman.

How did it start? In 1981, a farmer stepped into one of Kwok's toy shops and asked him to sell his corn as a snack in the toy shop.

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