foodtech

Thai Union to focus on new areas of growth amid robust demand for core products

WHILE the prolonged nature of the pandemic is likely to support the demand for Thai Union's seafood and pet-care products in the months ahead, the global seafood conglomerate is setting its sights...

Recycling food with insects takes flight

LOCAL company Lam Tak is in the business of recycling food waste. But here's the catch: the firm does so with legions of flies.

On a mission to tackle food and packaging waste

WHAT does one do with large amounts of food that are still safe for consumption, but end up being thrown away just because they are slightly blemished or nearing their expiry dates?

Temasek invests in China fund aimed at developing agrifood technology

TEMASEK Holdings is making a further push into the agrifood space, with its participation in the US$30 million first close of a new fund to develop agrifood technology in China.

Temasek, Heritas Capital invest in China agrifood tech fund by Bits x Bites

CHINESE venture capital Bits x Bites has achieved the US$30 million first close of its new US$70 million fund to grow agrifood technology in China.

Foodtech startup Zeemart snags S$7m seed funding

ZEEMART, a business-to-business (B2B) foodtech startup head-quartered in Singapore, has raised S$7 million in a seed round led by Indonesian listed investment firm Kresna Graha Investama, one of its...

Singapore a gateway for expansion? Not Impossible!

THE Impossible Burger - with its fully plant-based patty that has the taste and bite of real beef - has landed in Singapore.

Alchemy raises S$2.5m in pre-Series A funding, sets up foodtech lab

LOCAL startup Alchemy Foodtech has raised S$2.5 million in its pre-Series A round, co-led by Heritas Capital Management and SEEDS Capital, the venture arm of Enterprise Singapore.

From cell to table: the evolution of food

"We've passed that phase," Mr Mehra says. "Now we're hearing more about how to change what's on the table. Especially in Singapore, I'm hearing a lot of innovations geared to consumer products. I...

Foodtech startups: Too many chefs in the kitchen?

IT'S just after midweek - chances are, you're already weary of the lunch options around your workplace. What about your favourite local fare at a not-so-nearby and rather smoky hawker centre? Or...