Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia Launches Ag-Volution For The Future

The inaugural Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA), an event of Constellar, with international partner DLG (the German Agricultural Society) and a key participating event of Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW),takes place from 26th to 28th October this year. In the lead-up to this 3-day event, AFTEA will be launching a series of industry-curated workshops – […]

Seaweed Aquaculture’s Untapped Potential

Seaweed aquaculture is the world’s fastest-growing food sector, with its yearly production volume growing at a rate of 8-10%. More people are discovering that farming seaweed is a viable livelihood, and the number of its applications is growing as the body of research on its uses expands into food, feed, fertilizer, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, textiles, […]

The Staggering Production Scale of Plant-Based Meat’s Future

Imagine a massive factory, running nonstop to crank out an astounding 30,000 metric tons of plant-based meat a year.  Any guesses how many of those mega-factories we would need in order to satisfy the anticipated demand for plant-based meat in 2030? More than 800. That’s the minimum estimate, based on a conservative forecast in which plant-based meat […]

Constellar Launches Singapore’s First Dedicated Exhibition Platform In Agri-Food Tech

Constellar Launches Singapore’s First Dedicated Exhibition Platform  In Agri-Food Tech Monday, 15 November 2021, Singapore – Constellar has launched Singapore’s first  focused exhibition platform for food production technology – Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia  (AFTEA) – bringing together industry stakeholders in local and regional food production  sectors to strengthen Asia’s food security and supply chains. The launch is another […]

Strategic Investors Cultured Seafood Investors LLC and Yi Sung Yong of Grain join Shiok Meats’ Oversubscribed Bridge Round

Shiok Meats, Southeast Asia’s first cultivated seafood & meat company, and the world’s first cultivated crustacean meat company, today announced the addition of two new, strategic investors – Cultured Seafood Investors LLC run by Sandiip Bhammer, a prominent investor in sustainability start-ups focused on agri-food, agritech, and novel foods and Yi Sung Yong, CEO of […]

TurtleTree Raises US$30 Million in First Tranche of Series A Funding

TurtleTree has successfully raised US$30 million in the first tranche of their Series A funding, one of the largest investment rounds to date in Asia’s cell-based food sector. Rapidly gaining prominence for its novel use of cell-based technology in milk production, the biotech company has now secured fresh funding from investors worldwide, including lead investor […]

Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW)

The event which aims to catalyse sustainable food production in Asia, will be held in partnership with the Economic Development Board, Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Food Agency, Singapore Tourism Board, and event organisers, Rethink Events and Constellar. Guest of Honour, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies Heng Swee Keat will attend the launch […]

Microalgae Milk Pioneer Sophie’s Bionutrients Moves to Europe’s Alt-Protein Hotspot

Singapore-based Sophie’s Bionutrients introduced the world’s first milk alternative made from protein-rich microalgae earlier this year. CEO and founder Eugene Wang now aims to expand the business to the Netherlands to tap into its plant-based protein ecosystem. Algae-based ingredients have piqued food industry interest in recent years as a sustainable, animal-free source of protein, lipids […]