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Float Foods OnlyEg Receives Temasek Grant, Making It Asia’s First Commercial Plant-Based Whole Egg Substitute

4 Mins Read Singapore food tech Float Foods recently announced that the Temasek Foundation, a non-profit organization under the philanthropic arm of investment company Temasek, has given a project development grant to the former, that has helped commercialize its debut product, OnlyEg, Asia’s first plant-based egg yolk & white alternative. Back in December of last year, Float Foods had […]

Singapore’s Shiok Meats Debuts World’s First Cell-Based Lobster Meat Prototype

4 Mins Read Shiok Meats has just unveiled the world’s first cell-based lobster meat. In an exclusive tasting event, the Singapore cultivated seafood food tech showcased its newly developed crustacean-free product in a range of dishes alongside their cell-based shrimp, marking yet another milestone towards the company’s ambitions to commercialise its cultured crustaceans by 2022.  Singapore-based cultivated seafood […]

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 […]

Asia Needs US$800 Billion To Help Solve Food Security Crisis

4 Mins Read Asia is facing a massive food crisis. The continent is currently home to half of the world’s population – and it will continue to grow to almost 5 billion by 2030, amid a global climate crisis that will threaten crop yields and the stability of food supply all over the world. In a new report […]

Supportive Government Means First Commercial Cultivated Food May Just Happen In Asia, Report Says

3 Mins Read According to the Asia Alternative Protein Industry Report, the first commercially available cultivated food might just happen right here in Asia. While recognising that Asia’s alternative protein development is still in its early stages, the report, which is the first comprehensive overview of the region’s emerging new food economy, predicts a positive outlook for cultivated […]

Green Queen Releases First-Ever Asia Alternative Protein Report

4 Mins Read Green Queen Media has just released Asia’s first-ever in-depth report on the alternative protein industry in the region. From definitions, regionally-specific sociocultural and environmental challenges and market trends to the latest “2.0” alternative protein startups, accelerators and potential areas for further innovation, the report is the most comprehensive look at the alternative protein industry in […]

Nongfu Spring: Company Launches China’s First Vegan Yogurt Brand Made From Walnuts, Coconut & Almond

3 Mins Read After three years of research and development, the first “mainstream” vegan yogurt alternative by Nongfu Spring is now commercially available to Chinese consumers. The new vegan range by the Chinese food giant will feature three flavours made by fermenting plant milks. This comes at a time when plant-based products have become increasingly popular in China, […]

The Amazon Crisis Isn’t Just About Beef, It’s Also About Cheap Soy

4 Mins Read What’s certain is that the growth in both the soy and beef industries have come at the expense of the Amazon rainforest. This past week netizens have been sharing their outrage about the Amazon, where fires are burning at a faster rate than ever before, blackening skies across the region and suffocating the vital organ […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Jakarta

4 Mins Read Vegans rejoice! Green Queen has you covered again. Jakarta is home to some delicious plant-based offerings, from veggie nasi goreng to raw vegan burgers. Here is a list that we’ve compiled of some of the best plant-based dining that Jakarta has to offer. SIMPLY Veggie SIMPLY Veggie does meat-free versions on Indonesian classics and delicacies, […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

By 2040, Majority Of Meat Will Come From Plants & Labs, With Asia Driving Demand

3 Mins Read The majority of the meat that people will be eating in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, but will instead be laboratory-grown “clean” meat or are plant-based meat alternatives, according to a newly published report. Greater acceptance of cultured meat and vegan-friendly meat alternatives in Asia will work to drive this predicted lifestyle shift. The […]

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 […]