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Singapore Couple Inspires Community With Urban Farm-To-Table Concept

2 Mins Read Founded by Scott and Justine Farmer in 2018, The Farmers is a Singaporean social enterprise promoting sustainability, cultural reconnection and local ecology through urban agriculture. Their urban farm is located right in their front garden, and has encouraged their community to grow their own herbs and food, and reconnect with others and nature.  This venture […]

Australia’s Zero Waste Retailer The Source Bulk Foods Lands in Singapore

2 Mins Read Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero-waste retailer, The Source Bulk Foods, has just unveiled its first Singaporean outlet located in Cluny Court. The new packaging-free destination will be stocked with over 350 pantry staples, whole-foods, snacks and treats and household products.  Much like Hong Kong’s very own Live Zero and Malaysia’s The Hive Bulk Foods, […]

Singaporean Vegan Start-Up Wins Big At 2019 Asia Food Innovation Awards

2 Mins Read Amongst the winners and finalists announced at the recent Asia Food Innovation Awards ceremony were a number of innovative plant-based food technology and sustainable packaging companies from the region including a Singaporean vegan cheese company and a Malaysian rice straw manufacturer. The awards, hosted by FoodBev Media, featured more than 70 entries from 14 countries […]

Plant-Based Fromage Anyone? A Guide To Asia’s Best Vegan Cheese Startups

3 Mins Read If there’s one thing that’s a little hard to give up when going plant-based, it’s the cheeseboard. Pre-dinner, post-meal, during cocktail hour or just as a snack anytime, cheese and crackers is the ultimate in delicious gorging food. But a new age of ethical, sustainable and healthy food consumption is upon us and dairy cheese […]

Southeast Asia’s First Sustainability Major Launches at Singapore Management University To Promote Green Business

2 Mins Read Singapore Management University (SMU) is leading the way in Southeast Asia, introducing the first sustainability major course for business students in the region. The overarching goal of the new course at SMU is to promote a deeper understanding of sustainability in the Southeast Asian region. Modules within the major include social entrepreneurship, Asian economic development, […]

7 Singapore Restaurants With Plant-Based Dishes An Omnivore Would Love

8 Mins Read I hate veggies. I’ve never liked them and would never order them at restaurants. OK, maybe not all veggies – I am partial to French beans, carrots, watercress – but only my grandma’s watercress pork rib soup – peas, enoki mushroom and potatoes. Everything else in the vegetable category: no, thanks. Growing up, vegetables always […]

Pizza Express Singapore Launches Verde Vegan Menu With Beyond Meat, Omnipork & Daiya

2 Mins Read Popular pie chain, PizzaExpress, has debuted a brand new vegan menu in the Lion City. All five locations of PizzaExpress Singapore and online food delivery company, Deliveroo, will feature the special edition Verde menu full of vegan and vegetarian offerings. Incorporating savory, protein-rich meat alternatives and gooey, melty vegan cheese from the hottest foodtech companies […]

This Agritech Startup Wants To Grow Blueberries in Singapore: How Sustenir Tackles Food Security With Vertical Farming

2 Mins Read The hot and humid climate in many Asian countries poses an obstacle to growing certain fruits and vegetables that thrive in cooler environments. Singapore, for instance, majorly relies on foreign imports for its food supply. Recent studies have emphasised the environmental impact of foreign food imports and traditional methods of agricultural farming. An alternative has […]

Behind Green Warriors Asia: ‘We Want To Show That Sustainability is Sexy!’

5 Mins Read The Green Warrior 2018 series, shot by French creative duo & fashion photographers Flavien Prioreau and Zoe Kovacs, aims to raise awareness about waste and its perception in our society. We need to curb and rethink our waste now more than ever. The campaign features some of Asia’s most inspiring and effective social and environmental including Hannah Chung, Jill […]

Vegan Fried Egg Burger Launches at VeganBurg Singapore

3 Mins Read It’s no secret that Singapore’s food culture is tasty AF. From Michelin-starred fine dining to its world famous Hawker stalls, the Lion City always has something exciting and delicious to look forward to. The same sentiment can be said for the plant-based world in Singapore.  While food tech companies like vegan burger patty Impossible Foods and revolutionary […]

The 5 Best Vegan Restaurants in Singapore

4 Mins Read The plant-based scene is blowing up everywhere, making its presence known all over the world. Just a short plane ride away in Singapore, phenomenal vegan eats are popping up non stop, much to the delight of our Lion City neighbors. From luscious lasagnas to heavenly hamburgers, there seems to be nothing vegan establishments can’t do these […]