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Unilever’s The Vegetarian Butcher Announces Retail Launch In Singapore Following Successful Foodservice Foray

3 Mins Read Unilever-owned brand The Vegetarian Butcher is now available for consumer purchase in Singapore. It will be stocked by the FairPrice Group, Cold Storage Singapore, and RedMart, and online on Amazon. The Vegetarian Butcher’s Singapore launch features four products: Mince Charming, Chickened-Out Chunks, Little Peckers, and Big Winners. The personality-infused product names refer to beef-style mince, […]

The National University Of Singapore Announces New Course Module Dedicated To Meat Alternatives

3 Mins Read Singapore’s National University of Singapore has debuted “Introduction to Advanced Meat Alternatives”, a graduate-level alt-protein module. It launches in January 2022 and is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The module lasts 13 weeks and is run by the National University Of Singapore’s (NUS) Food Science and Technology department. Course specifics have been […]

Subway Has Launched A Meatless Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich In Singapore

3 Mins Read Subway Singapore is now offering a meatless chicken schnitzel patty, made by Nestlé-owned Harvest Gourmet. The patty makes use of a soy protein base with added animal-derived egg whites. The sandwich will be available until January 18 next year across all 50 Subway locations in Singapore. The meatless chicken schnitzel sandwich is the inaugural alt-protein […]

Shiok Opens Singapore’s First Cultivated Seafood R&D ‘Mini-Plant’ 

3 Mins Read Singapore food tech Shiok Meats has opened the doors to its “mini-plant”, the first-of-its-kind R&D facility dedicated to cultivated seafood in the city in a ceremony inaugurated by the city’s state environmental minister. Shiok has officially opened the doors to its mini-plant on Monday (November 22), marking the first-ever cell-based seafood advanced R&D facility to […]

Singapore Will Soon Get Its First Tree-To-Bar Chocolate Made From Local Cacao

3 Mins Read Chef Janice Wong wants to bring Singapore its first-ever tree-to-bar chocolate made with locally grown cacao.  Most of the world’s cocoa is produced in just two countries: the Ivory Coast and Ghana. But now, the city-state of Singapore will soon be introducing the country’s first-ever local tree-to-bar chocolate, thanks to Chef Janice Wong’s latest project.  […]

Singapore’s Temasek Launches Platform For Asia Alternative Protein Startups

4 Mins Read Temasek, the Singapore government-backed investment firm, has just established a new platform dedicated to scaling and commercialising sustainable foods and alternative proteins. Providing R&D advisory, pilot facilities and opening up manufacturing and investment support to food techs, the Asia Sustainable Foods Platform aims to tackle “friction-to-adoption” in the region. Temasek has launched the Asia Sustainable […]

Aleph Farms Partners With 2 of Asia’s Largest Food Companies to Bring Cultivated Meat To Market

3 Mins Read Rehovot, Israel-based cultivated meat company Aleph Farms has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with two of Asia’s largest food companies. Thai Union, the Thailand-based seafood-product company, and Korea-based food and bio company CJ CheilJedang, will help Aleph with its scale-up and go-to-market efforts in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, according to an announcement shared with Green […]

Avant Partners With Singapore’s A*STAR To Make Cell-Based Fish A Reality

3 Mins Read Avant, the Hong Kong-based startup culturing fish directly from cells, is now gearing up to make cultivated fish a mass-market reality in Singapore. Teaming up with Singapore’s tech innovation agency A*STAR, Avant will be setting up a joint research lab in the city-state to optimise the cell-cultivation process and scale up production of cell-based fish.  […]

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). […]