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Europe On Track To Become Leading Global Hub For Food Tech,  New Report Suggests

5 Mins Read DigitalFoodLab has released its annual State Of The European FoodTech Ecosystem report. Key highlights include 2021 being a record year for total investment, median funding amounts, and number of deals secured. Globally, Europe now holds 20 percent of the food tech sector, up from 12 percent in 2021. Main drivers for growth include grocery delivery […]

New Israeli Startup Hub Looks To Fast Track Sustainable Agri & FoodTech Startups

3 Mins Read Global specialty minerals and chemicals company ICL Group has launched the ICL Planet Startup Hub, which aims to fast track innovative foodtech and agritech startups to the marketplace and provide them with support, including mentoring and investment. Tel Aviv-based ICL Group has set up the ICL Planet Startup Hub to serve early stage, pilot-ready start-ups, […]

Shop Local: Sustenir Agriculture Is Now Growing Low-Carbon Fresh Kale In Hong Kong

4 Mins Read Singaporean agri-tech startup Sustenir Agriculture has recently expanded to Hong Kong with a new hydroponic farming facility in Tuen Mun to offer two kinds of healthy iron-rich kale greens. Their hydroponic farming technology means that non-native crops can be grown locally, reducing Hong Kong’s dependence on high-carbon foreign food imports and its resultant food waste. […]

Singapore Agritech Startup Sustenir Now Serving Hong Kong With Locally Grown, Low Emissions Kale

2 Mins Read Earlier this year, Singapore-based agri-tech company Sustenir made headlines with its lab-grown strawberries and arugula in its hydroponic facility. Now, the startup has just expanded into Hong Kong to start vertical farming in the city, producing two kinds of kale at their Tuen Mun facility. Sustenir’s vertical farming technology presents an alternative to the current […]

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 […]

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 […]