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Unilever’s The Vegetarian Butcher Announces Retail Launch In Singapore Following Successful Foodservice Foray

3 Mins Read Unilever-owned brand The Vegetarian Butcher is now available for consumer purchase in Singapore. It will be stocked by the FairPrice Group, Cold Storage Singapore, and RedMart, and online on Amazon. The Vegetarian Butcher’s Singapore launch features four products: Mince Charming, Chickened-Out Chunks, Little Peckers, and Big Winners. The personality-infused product names refer to beef-style mince, […]

Subway Has Launched A Meatless Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich In Singapore

3 Mins Read Subway Singapore is now offering a meatless chicken schnitzel patty, made by Nestlé-owned Harvest Gourmet. The patty makes use of a soy protein base with added animal-derived egg whites. The sandwich will be available until January 18 next year across all 50 Subway locations in Singapore. The meatless chicken schnitzel sandwich is the inaugural alt-protein […]

Shiok Opens Singapore’s First Cultivated Seafood R&D ‘Mini-Plant’ 

3 Mins Read Singapore food tech Shiok Meats has opened the doors to its “mini-plant”, the first-of-its-kind R&D facility dedicated to cultivated seafood in the city in a ceremony inaugurated by the city’s state environmental minister. Shiok has officially opened the doors to its mini-plant on Monday (November 22), marking the first-ever cell-based seafood advanced R&D facility to […]

World Exclusive: Singapore Grants Food Processing License To Esco Aster For Cell-Based Cultivated Meat Manufacturing

5 Mins Read Singapore has yet again earned a ‘world first’ badge in the global cultivated protein industry, this time granting Esco Aster a license to manufacture cultured animal cells meat for commercial sale. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) gave its approval to the manufacturer in July, positioning the city-state as a firm world and regional leader in […]

Singapore Food Tech Event Showcases Alt-Protein Innovations and Serves Bento Box of The Future

4 Mins Read Singapore just hosted the Alternative Protein & FoodTech Show, organised by industry nonprofit KindEarth.Tech (KET), in collaboration with cell-based crustacean startup Shiok Meats and events company SciGlo. In addition to bringing together the “first of its kind union” of leading innovators, scientists and investors in the space in a series of panels and talks, the […]

SGProtein Partners With Bühler For Singapore’s First Plant-Based Meat Contract Production Facility

3 Mins Read Singapore’s first contract manufacturing facility dedicated to plant-based foods, SGProtein, has announced an agreement with Bühler Group to build its new production line in the city-state. Slated to operate by Q4 this year, the facility will boast an initial capacity of 3,000 tons of plant-based meat annually and is expected to help Singapore become a […]

ADM Opens Plant-Based Innovation Lab In Singapore To Meet ‘Rapidly Growing’ Asia Demand

4 Mins Read American multinational food giant ADM has just opened a new plant-based innovation lab in Singapore, as the firm pivots to ramp up alternative protein development and production in response to “rapidly growing consumer demand” across the Asia-Pacific. The Biopolis research hub will feature a wide range of R&D capabilities, from beverages and other dairy alternative […]

Singapore Plans Commercial Food Waste Reporting Policy In Latest Zero-Waste Push

3 Mins Read In its latest sustainability push, Singapore authorities are considering a new policy to require commercial and industrial firms to measure and report how much food waste they produce and segregate for treatment. While industry consultations are due to take place in the second half of 2021, the proposed reporting rule will likely come into effect […]

Singapore’s First Vegan Online Grocer Opens Retail Shop To Meet Plant-Based Demand

2 Mins Read Singapore’s first vegan online shop, Everyday Vegan, is going to open its first-ever retail storefront as demand for plant-based foods in the city continues to grow. Launching officially on November 1 to coincide with World Vegan Day, the new all-vegan supermarket will offer Singapore residents a range of plant-based products, from meat alternatives to dairy-free […]

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 To Spend SGD100 Billion To Adapt To A Hot, Flooded, & Food Insecure Future

5 Mins Read Singapore has a S$100 billion plan to help the city-state adapt to a world stricken by the climate crisis. The island nation’s plan targets measures to survive in high temperatures and floodwaters as global heating continues to escalate, and will also involve initiatives to improve the state’s food self-sufficiency, sustainable and climate-resilient infrastructure and carbon […]