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Singapore Approves Good Meat’s Serum-Free Media In a Cultivated Meat First

3 Mins Read Good Meat, the cultivated meat division of San Francisco’s Eat Just, has secured the world’s first regulatory approval for a serum-free media. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has granted Eat Just approval for its new media used for its cultivated meat. Eat Just’s Good Meat cultivated chicken was the first in the world to receive […]

Singapore Appoints Its First Chief Sustainability Officer

2 Mins Read Singapore’s Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment announced the establishment of the position of Government Chief Sustainability Officer to advance its fight against the climate crisis. On January 1st, 2023, Tuang Liang Lim began his tenure as Singapore’s first Government Chief Sustainability Officer (GCSO). Lim leaves the Chief Science and Technology Officer at the Ministry of […]

Float Foods’ OnlyEg Gets the Veganuary Treatment In Singaporean Restaurants

2 Mins Read Singapore’s Float Foods is launching a region-wide restaurant push for its plant-based OnlyEg during Veganuary. Just weeks after announcing a meal kit partnership in Hong Kong with DayDayCook, Singapore’s Float Foods is teaming up again. This time, it’s partnering with a number of restaurants on its home turf to help locals and visitors to Singapore […]

Cultivated Meat Just Landed In a Butcher Shop for the First Time

3 Mins Read Eat Just’s Good Meat is now available through a Singaporean butcher shop, Huber’s Butchery. Eat Just’s cultivated Good Meat is coming to the display case and bistro menu of Huber’s Butchery in Singapore, beginning early next year. The launch includes a tasting preview happening this Saturday. ‘Another historic moment’ “Offering this new approach to making […]

Meatable and Love Handle Are Developing Meat Made From Plants and Cell Cultures

3 Mins Read Cultivated meat brand Meatable has announced a ‘Future of Meat’ innovation center in partnership with plant-based meat brand Love Handle in an effort to bring the two sectors together to co-create the future of food. Would you eat vegan food that contained cell-cultured meat along with plants? That’s the hope of Dutch cultivated meat company, […]

Is My Bed Vegan? Mattresses: The Final Eco Frontier 

5 Mins Read Most mattresses are not vegan, full of toxins, and are a huge letdown to the planet. Meet Heveya, the ethical sleep pioneer.  Most of us don’t think enough about one activity we do for almost a third of our lives: sleeping. And many of us will never have considered the climate ethics of the mattress […]

Looking To Start a Future Food Startup? Singapore’s Protein Innovation Centre Is The Launchpad You Need

5 Mins Read With its world-class innovation centre, a Scale It Up Innovation Challenge, and pioneering protein aeration technology, leading machinery maker Bühler is helping global meat substitute startups supercharge their production and scaling journey. LAUNCH – Singapore as the Launchpad for Your Vegan Brand Singapore has built up one of the most exciting food tech industries in […]

Faba Is Redefining Vegan Meal Subscription for Singapore

4 Mins Read The newly launched Singapore-based, Faba, says its vegan meal subscription service delivers the best of plant-based meals classic and new-world. With a pre-seed funding round raised through the Singaporean VC Antler—where the founders met—Faba is now poised to spread through Asia and address the growing demand for healthy, alternative protein-based meals. “Most people, myself included, […]

Singrow’s ‘Climate Agnostic’ Crops Will Help Singapore Reach Food Sovereignty

3 Mins Read The Singapore-based precision agriculture firm Singrow is expanding its vertical urban farms and launching a consumer-facing brand aimed at bringing sustainable crops to consumers in a bid toward Singapore’s 30 by 30 food resilience goals. Blooom (that’s “bloom” with three “o”s), is the new concept brand Singrow hopes will help bring climate resilient crops to […]

Meatable Moves Closer to Becoming the World’s First Cultivated Pork Producer to Earn Regulatory Approval

4 Mins Read Dutch cultivated meat producer Meatable says it’s poised to bring cultivated pork to Singapore through an exclusive partnership with the only approved contract cultivated meat manufacturer, ESCO Aster. Cultivated pork could be the next lab-grown meat to hit Singapore, which is currently the only country in the world that’s approved cultivated meat. It greenlit Eat […]

Singapore’s Meatiply Debuts Asia’s First Cultivated Smoked Duck Breast

4 Mins Read Singapore-based cultivated meat startup Meatiply, has revealed three structured meat prototypes as proof of concept, including the first smoked duck breast meat in Asia. The three new cultivated meat offerings include kampong chicken yakitori, chicken katsu bites, and Asia’s first smoked duck breast meat. The company says the meat is a combination of cells and […]

Q+A w/ Benedict Lim of OATSIDE, Asia’s First Full-Stack Oat Milk Startup

3 Mins Read How did OATSIDE become one of Asia’s fastest growing oat milk companies? CEO & creator Benedict Lim talks to Green Queen’s Sonalie Figueiras about why malty milk matters and more. In less than two years, self-described ‘full-stack’ oat milk brand OATSIDE has become a force to be reckoned with on supermarket shelves in over 8 […]

Shiok Meats Partners With Mirai Foods to Bring Cultivated Beef to Singapore

2 Mins Read Shiok Meats’ subsidiary Gaia Foods and Swiss-based deep food tech Mirai Foods, have entered into a strategic partnership to develop cultivated beef. Singapore is leading the world in cultivated meat approval, as the first and only country to have approved the sale and distribution of cell-based meat. In 2020, it gave California’s Eat Just the […]

Singapore’s First Oat Milk Brand Closes $65.5 Million Series A

2 Mins Read As Singapore continues its ascent to becoming Asia’s premier vegan destination, its first oat milk brand, Oatside, which launched its products earlier this year, has announced the closing of a $65.5 million Series A fundraise. The new funding was co-led by Temasek Holdings and GGV Capital as well as Arabica International, and existing investors Wee […]

Can Microalgae Oil Replace Unsustainable Palm Oil?

3 Mins Read In a bid to replace palm oil, scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore are looking underwater. A research team claims that oil extracted from specific strains of microalgae coil offer a viable alternative to the environmentally-harmful conventional choice.  The oil is claimed to offer personal health and sustainability benefits, according to findings published in […]