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As Vegan Demand Surges, Leading Thai Food Company With Plant-Based Range Completes Successful IPO

4 Mins Read Editor’s Update: This article has been updated to reflect that while NR Instant Produce Pcl does indeed manufacture plant-based products including sauces, condiments and jackfruit-based products, the company is not exclusively plant-based- they also make animal products. As Thailand’s plant-based industry continues to surge, from mainstream food chains launching meatless dishes to the emergence of […]

Thai App Yindii Matches Consumers w/ Discount Boxes That Fight Food Waste

3 Mins Read Bangkok-based startup Yindii has just launched a new mobile app that will help combat food waste in the city. It connects consumers with restaurants and cafés, who will offer “flash sales” on the platform to purchase food that would otherwise go to waste for a discounted price. Users can choose to pick up their orders […]

Thailand: Homegrown Food Tech Startups Race To Meet Plant-Based Demand Surge

3 Mins Read Much like the rest of the world, Thailand’s plant-based movement is picking up pace. From the number of restaurants rolling out meatless dishes to the emergence of homegrown food techs developing accessible and affordable plant-based proteins, the country’s food scene is racing to respond to the growing demand from consumers, particularly in the wake of […]

Let’s Plant Meat Launches Vegan Burger Patties Across Thailand

3 Mins Read Let’s Plant Meat, a Chiang Mai-based startup, has just launched its first plant-based burger product across major supermarket chains in Thailand, including Gourmet Market, Rim Ping and Tesco Lotus. The homegrown startup says that its products – which retail for half the price of plant-based meat alternatives imported from the U.S. – will help make […]

Thailand’s Biggest Agribusiness To Launch Plant-Based Meat & Circular Economy Strategy

3 Mins Read Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) will be rolling out plant-based meat products this year in response to growing demand, as well as operate using circular economy principles in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). For Thailand’s largest agribusiness company to shift its focus to sustainability and plant-based foods signals tidal change amongst mainstream consumers […]

Thai Incubator SPACE-F Announces New Southeast Asian Food Tech Startup Program

3 Mins Read Bangkok-based food tech incubator and accelerator program SPACE-F is now looking for emerging startups in the Southeast Asia region who are developing sustainable and tech-forward food solutions. It aims to help entrepreneurs scale-up their products and connect them to potential investors with an overarching goal of bolstering the region’s food security – a concern that […]

Elephant Exploitation To End In Thai Tourist Camp Due To Coronavirus

3 Mins Read While the majority of the headlines about the coronavirus has been bleak, there have been a couple positive stories to emerge from the pandemic as well. The latest sign of hope comes from Chiang Mai in Thailand, where Maesa Elephant Camp has been forced to allow exploited elephants to roam freely on their grounds due […]

Top 3 Vegan-Friendly Travel Destinations In The World Are Here In Asia

3 Mins Read In a new Global Vegan Index by travel agency Hotelfollower, Asian destinations took the top spots for vegans who wish to explore the world. The top 3 countries in the ranking include Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan, while Malaysia and Vietnam made the top 10 travel destinations in the index. As veganism continues on its […]

#PlantPatties: The 40 Best Vegan Burgers In Asia

11 Mins Read Who doesn’t love burgers? No one, that’s who. But here at Green Queen, we’re partial to plant-based patties. We curated a list of the best vegan burgers in Asia, so you can eat your way across the region with fries and ketchup. Our list features every kind of plant-based burger you can think of, from […]

Landmark PET Report: Southeast Asia Plastic Crisis Result Of Government Inaction

4 Mins Read A major report about plastic bottle recycling in the Southeast Asian region reveals the severity of the waste crisis facing countries that simply do not have the adequate infrastructure for collection with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of value being lost and consumers and businesses bearing the brunt of the collection responsibility. Singaporean environmental […]

Thailand To Ban Three Toxic Pesticides, US Tries To Pressure Against It

3 Mins Read Following the Thai government’s decision to ban a series of toxic farming chemicals, the Trump administration is pressuring Thailand to exempt three harmful pesticides that have been scientifically linked to serious health problems and diseases among children and vulnerable populations. Under the new law in Thailand, as of 1st December, a ban will take effect […]

UN Chief António Guterres: Asia Must Quit “Addiction” To Coal Now

3 Mins Read In a speech in Bangkok, Thailand last Saturday, United Nations Chief Secretary António Guterres described climate change as the “defining issue of our time,” and that Asia must be on the “front line” to fight it by eliminating fossil fuels. Citing a recent Climate Central study that found that Asia is most at risk of […]

#PlasticCrisis: The 8 Most Polluted Beaches & Coastlines In Asia

5 Mins Read Asia is home to many of the planet’s wonders, including beautiful fine sand beaches and coastlines. However, due to years of plastic pollution, marine litter and waste mismanagement, many of these beaches are no longer as pristine as they once were. In fact, Asia’s coastlines are chocking in waste – the region is now home […]