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World First: Cell-Based Crab Meat Unveiled At Shiok Meats Tasting

4 Mins Read Diners joining Shiok Meats’ private testing event were treated to the world’s first-ever cell-based crab meat. Collaborating with Chef José Luis Del Amo, the Singapore food tech unveiled crab cakes and chilli crab, as well as lobster and shrimp dishes—all made from seafood cultured directly from crustacean cells.  On August 26, diners invited to Shiok […]

Exclusive: Over 78% Singaporean Consumers Willing To Try Cell-Based Seafood, Survey Finds

5 Mins Read More than three-quarters of consumers in Singapore are open to trying cultured seafood, a recent survey finds, with the primary motivations being sustainability, curiosity in the novel protein, and health and food safety concerns. The research, originally conducted by cell-based food tech Shiok Meats for internal purposes, has been shared exclusively with Green Queen Media […]

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 […]

Leaders Of Tomorrow: 2020 GEN T List Features 6 Asia Alt Protein Trailblazers For The First Time

5 Mins Read Launched by Tatler Asia, the annual Generation T (Gen.T) list recognises 400 figures who are shaping the region’s future, from founders and entrepreneurs to tech gurus and creatives who are working to drive positive impact. Last year saw Green Queen’s founder and editor-in-chief featured as a Gen.T honouree for her work in advancing sustainability alongside […]

VegInvest & Shiok Meats Co-Founder Sandhya Sriram Invest In Evo Foods

3 Mins Read India’s first plant-based egg startup Evo Foods has just announced new investment from vegan investment fund VegInvest and the co-founder and CEO of Shiok Meats, Dr. Sandhya Sriram. The news comes after the food tech welcomed veteran vegan founder Ryan Bethencourt as its first angel investor and advisor alongside US-Asia impact venture firm Big Idea […]

10 Reasons Why Cultivated Meat Is The Future Of Protein: The Case For Lab-Grown

8 Mins Read Lab-grown, cultured, cell-based – all these terms refer to cultivated meat, whereby animal flesh or byproducts are produced without any animal killing. And no, we aren’t talking about plant-based alternatives such as Beyond Meat or Omnipork. We’re talking about actual animal flesh grown inside bioreactors using cellular agriculture and tissue engineering instead of traditional animal […]

Singapore Emerges As FoodTech Capital Of Asia According To New Report

3 Mins Read While the alternative protein movement is still in its infancy in Asia, Singapore stands out from the crowd and has of late become a central food tech innovation hub in the region. According to the Asia Alternative Protein Industry Report, the first in-depth look at the region’s new food economy, the city-state is the headquarter […]

#IWD2020: 8 Asian Women Changing The Future Of Food

5 Mins Read International Women’s Day is internationally recognised on the March 8th every year, and represents a focal point for women’s rights and is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. With climate change and global environmental issues topic on the world agenda this year, Green Queen hopes to highlight the women […]

The Demand Is There: Study Shows Asian Consumers Welcome Lab-Grown & Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

3 Mins Read A recent survey revealed clean meat and plant-based meat alternatives have become more globally accepted, especially in the Asian market. This could mean new opportunities for Silicon Valley food-tech start-ups, but also more competition as Asian sustainable industries catch on. According to EuroNews, the global meat substitutes market was estimated at US$ 4.6 billion last […]