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Bühler & Givaudan Open Plant-Based Protein Innovation Center In Singapore

3 Mins Read Bühler, the food processing solutions giant joined forces with Givaudan, the world’s largest flavour and fragrance manufacturer to open an Asia Pacific (APAC) plant-based protein innovation centre in Singapore that will be managed by experts from both firms to increase the production and simultaneous consumption of sustainable plant-based products on a global scale.   The protein innovation […]

Singapore’s WhatIF Foods To Launch Climate-Resilient Vegan ‘BamNut’ Milks

4 Mins Read Singapore-based WhatIF Foods, the sustainable foods brand launched by food tech NamZ, is planning to launch its new plant-based milk line next year. The vegan-friendly milk will be made from Bambara groundnut, a climate-resilient crop that can grow in harsh environments while also regenerating the land it is planted in.  WhatIF Foods is now ramping up […]

Urban Farms In Singapore Awarded Nearly S$40M To Boost Production & Food Security

3 Mins Read Nine urban farms in Singapore have been awarded close to S$40 million (US$29.3 million) under the government’s latest grant focused on boosting the city-state’s local food production and food security. Most of the urban farms are focused on growing fresh vegetables and fruits using tech-forward solutions such as AI solutions.  The money was awarded by […]

These 5 Asian Startups Are Innovating Sustainability Solutions, From Repurposing Waste To Clean Meat

3 Mins Read Southeast Asian agri-food tech accelerator GROW’s newly launched Singapore Food Bowl, an accelerator program focused on boosting Singapore’s food security in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, has just unveiled its participating startups. Among the 12 selected include entrepreneurs working on urban farming technologies to lab-grown protein and valorising food waste. Here, we take a […]

Singapore Startup NamZ Launches Climate-Resilient Sustainable Food Brand

3 Mins Read NamZ, a Singapore food tech developing “future fit” foods using climate-resilient crops, has just launched a range of sustainable food products under its new brand WhatIF Foods. Products include shakes, soups and noodles, all of which are designed to be nutritious yet convenient for consumers. The company hopes that it will help bolster Singapore’s food […]

Singapore Food Bowl: AgFunder-Backed GROW Accelerator Debuts Food Security Program

2 Mins Read Southeast Asian agri-food tech accelerator GROW has recently launched a new program focused on boosting Singapore’s food security. Startups across Asia working on climate-resilient, decentralised and sustainable food solutions can now apply for the Singapore Food Bowl program. It comes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed the vulnerability of the global […]

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 […]