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Impossible Pork is Here: Global Launch for Vegan Meat Giant

5 Mins Read Impossible Foods has announced that it is launching its plant-based Impossible Pork product globally. After its initial debut in New York at famed Chef David Chang’s Momofuku bar in New York, Impossible Pork is set to roll out across restaurants in Hong Kong and in the city’s largest supermarket chain ParknShop in October, before landing […]

GOOD Meat Raises $97M, Bringing Its Total Funding For Cultivated Meat To $267M

3 Mins Read Food tech company Eat Just’s cultivated meat division GOOD Meat has raised US$97 million in new funding, adding to the $170 million round the company announced in May of this year and bringing GOOD’s overall round to $267 million. The new funds will go towards further research and development for GOOD’s cultivated meat products. New […]

Singapore Vegan Meat and Seafood Maker Growthwell Bags $22M Series A

3 Mins Read Growthwell Foods, a Singapore-based plant-based group, has raised $22 million in a Series A round. The funding will go towards scaling up production and launching in new markets beyond Southeast Asia, taking its vegan meat and seafood range global.  Growthwell closed its Series A round with $22 million, the company announced on Thursday (September 16). […]

World Exclusive: Singapore Grants Food Processing License To Esco Aster For Cell-Based Cultivated Meat Manufacturing

5 Mins Read Singapore has yet again earned a ‘world first’ badge in the global cultivated protein industry, this time granting Esco Aster a license to manufacture cultured animal cells meat for commercial sale. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) gave its approval to the manufacturer in July, positioning the city-state as a firm world and regional leader in […]

Singapore Food Tech Event Showcases Alt-Protein Innovations and Serves Bento Box of The Future

4 Mins Read Singapore just hosted the Alternative Protein & FoodTech Show, organised by industry nonprofit KindEarth.Tech (KET), in collaboration with cell-based crustacean startup Shiok Meats and events company SciGlo. In addition to bringing together the “first of its kind union” of leading innovators, scientists and investors in the space in a series of panels and talks, the […]

World First: Cell-Based Crab Meat Unveiled At Shiok Meats Tasting

4 Mins Read Diners joining Shiok Meats’ private testing event were treated to the world’s first-ever cell-based crab meat. Collaborating with Chef José Luis Del Amo, the Singapore food tech unveiled crab cakes and chilli crab, as well as lobster and shrimp dishes—all made from seafood cultured directly from crustacean cells.  On August 26, diners invited to Shiok […]

Singapore University To Offer Asia Pacific’s First Alt Protein Course

4 Mins Read Asia’s first-ever alternative protein university course has landed in Singapore. For the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year starting in August, undergraduate students at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will be able to join a new course dedicated to exploring novel meat alternatives.  NTU will launch Asia’s first alternative protein university course, starting in August when the new […]

Singapore-Based TurtleTree Announces Cell-Based Human Lactoferrin As First Commercial Product

4 Mins Read Singapore and U.S.-based food tech TurtleTree will be launching human lactoferrin as its first cell-based commercial product. Until now, lactoferrin has been derived from cow’s milk and is used in infant milk formulas for its immunity-boosting properties, as well as in performance nutrition and medical applications. TurtleTree is now gearing up to bring to market […]

SGProtein Partners With Bühler For Singapore’s First Plant-Based Meat Contract Production Facility

3 Mins Read Singapore’s first contract manufacturing facility dedicated to plant-based foods, SGProtein, has announced an agreement with Bühler Group to build its new production line in the city-state. Slated to operate by Q4 this year, the facility will boast an initial capacity of 3,000 tons of plant-based meat annually and is expected to help Singapore become a […]

ChickP Opens Singapore Office To Expand ‘Booming’ Asian Plant-Based Market

3 Mins Read ChickP, the Israeli food tech behind the world’s first 90% chickpea protein isolate made with its patented technology, has announced its expansion into Asia-Pacific markets with a newly established office in Singapore. The startup’s move comes in response to “booming demand” in the region and to solve pandemic-related logistical bottlenecks for the firm’s Asia-based clients […]