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Meatable’s Cultivated Pork Sausage Makes Its Debut At ‘Milestone’ Singapore Tasting Event

3 Mins Read Dutch food technology pioneer Meatable says it has achieved a significant milestone by hosting its first-ever cultivated meat-tasting event in Singapore as it moves closer toward approval from the Singapore Food Agency. Over the past few months, Meatable has collaborated with the SFA to meet the approval requirements on its path toward full regulatory approval […]

Thai Union’s Alt Protein MD Talks Sustainable Seafood Solutions, Cultivated Meat And The Future Of Plant-Based

8 Mins Read Global seafood company Thai Union has made alternative proteins a key part of its future business strategy. Not only has the company launched multiple lines of plant-based seafood alternatives including vegan tuna under its flagship John West brand and OMG Meat, an Asian range featuring crab meat, shrimp dumplings, and fish nuggets, the Thai giant […]

Steakholder Foods and Umami Meats Debut World’s First 3D-Printed Cultivated Grouper Fish

3 Mins Read In a global first, Israel’s Steakholder Fodos and Singapore’s Umami Meats showcase a 3-D printed grouper fish created using cellular agriculture. Steakholder Foods, a Nasdaq-listed company and a leader in the cultivated meat industry based in Israel, has successfully printed the world’s first ready-to-cook cultivated grouper fish product. The firm achieved this breakthrough by customizing […]

With Its New Visa Program, Singapore Aims to Bring In More Food Tech Talent

3 Mins Read Singapore wants to attract more talent in the AI and food-tech sectors via a new visa scheme. Called COMPASS, which stands for Complementarity Assessment Framework, Singapore’s new employment visa program is pointed at employers working to support Singapore’s local economy and forward-thinking technologies, chiefly alternative protein and artificial intelligence. COMPASS The COMPASS program will evaluate […]

Singapore’s Jungle Kitchen Debuts With 6 Indigenous, Tropical Foods

2 Mins Read Singaporean start-up Jungle Kitchen has launched a six-product tropical vegan food range focused on Indigenous ingredients and cooking techniques. Jungle Kitchen is on a mission to bring Southeast and South Asian ingredients, recipes, and preparation techniques to consumers globally while celebrating the quality and diversity of what it says are often overlooked flavors. Jungle Kitchen […]

First Bite: APAC Initiative Backing Future Food Founders Choose 4 Alt Protein Startups

4 Mins Read APAC alt protein fund Better Bite Ventures unveils four new investments via early-stage funding initiative First Bite and reopens applications for aspiring founders. First Bite, a startup initiative created that backs early founders working on innovative solutions to Asia Pacific’s food system challenges, has chosen four startups as it opens application for more ideas. First […]

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 […]