2022 Partners



Olam Agri

Olam Agri is a market leading agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities and deep understanding of market needs. Focused on transforming food, feed and fibre for a more sustainable future, it aims to create value for customers, enable farming communities to prosper sustainably and strive for a food-secure future.

Website: www.olamagri.com



Enterprise Singapore

Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. We work with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. We also support the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups. As the national standards and accreditation body, we continue to build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.

Innovate 360 Pte Ltd

Innovate 360

Innovate 360 is Singapore’s first venture capital food accelerator with facilities. It helps more than 80 agri-food tech start-ups in areas of mentorship, venture funding, expertise, and access to markets since 2018. It is an accredited mentor partner supported by the Singapore government and recognized as a technical partner by Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Policy Partnership on Food Security.

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Republic Polytechnic

Republic Polytechnic (RP) is the first educational institution in Singapore to leverage the Problem- based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes. RP has seven schools and one academic centre offering 36 full-time diplomas in Applied Science, Engineering, Management and Communication, Hospitality, Infocomm, Sports, Health and Leisure, and Technology for the Arts.

RP is committed to nurturing professionals with strong problem-solving capabilities through an innovative and entrepreneurial learning environment, based on a holistic and industry-relevant curriculum. RP’s Academy for Continuing Education also offers a comprehensive suite of lifelong learning programmes to provide adult learners with skills upgrading opportunities.

Website: www.rp.edu.sg

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James Cook University

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia — ranked among the top 300 of universities in the world according to 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Established in 2003, the Singapore campus is part of James Cook University Australia’s internationalisation plans, and offers pathway, undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The Tropical Futures Institute aims to leverage JCU’s research capability and strength, to significantly add value to research ecosystems in Singapore and the ASEAN region. The Tropical Futures Institute is the first research institute established by an Australian university in Singapore.

Website: www.jcu.edu.sg

Rynan Technologies

RYNAN Technologies is a technology innovation company that develops and commercializes Internet Connected Products (ICP) and Intelligent Solutions (IS) for Coding & Marking, Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Packaging and other Smart-city devices.

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TradeWindow is a software company working on the front line of global trade. We provide digital solutions for exporters, importers, freight forwarders, and customs brokers to drive productivity, increase connectivity, and enhance visibility. Our vision is to deliver trusted, seamless end-to-end trade facilitation through a global trade platform. Our software solutions enable customers to run their back-end operations efficiently, share information and securely collaborate with a global supply chain ecosystem of customers, ports, terminals, shipping lines, banks, insurance companies, and government authorities.



For 40 years, Yokogawa has been supporting the food and beverage and agriculture industries with our strengths in measurement, imaging, analysis, diagnosis, technology integration and connections: 

  •          Green Sustainability Roadmap with energy management solutions
  •          Cost Reduction through Production Planning and Cost Management, equipment maintenance optimization
  •          Industrial Transformation to achieve Smart Manufacturing food factory

Yokogawa’s complete team help assess plant digital maturity, assist you to clarify your roadmap and execute projects.



Indonesian Agribusiness Association (AAI)

The Indonesian Agribusiness Association (AAI) is a professional organization of lecturers and administrators of agribusiness study programs in Indonesia and related stakeholders (entrepreneurs, central and local government officials, researchers, activists of non-governmental organizations, media activists, and other agribusiness educations enthusiasts) as a forum to discuss various matters related to agribusiness.


Association of Catering Professionals Singapore (ACAPS)

Founded in May 2011, ACAPS first served as a bridge between catering businesses and government agencies. As the landscape evolved, we matured into a platform for networking, supporting, and celebrating the catering craft – moving beyond a simplistic cook-and-convey service and into the orchestration of sophisticated dining events.

Website:  www.acaps.sg


American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) 

Established in 1973, The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) is the largest and the most active international business association in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with over 4,000 members representing more than 500 companies. Our Chamber is comprised of 14 industry-specific committees.

AmCham is a forward-thinking, business-progressive association.  Our mission is to create value for our members by providing advocacy, business insights, and connections. Our membership includes American companies and Singaporean and third-country companies with significant U.S. business interests.  AmCham is an independent, non-partisan business organization.  

Our goal is to provide the information and facilitate the access and connections that give members insight into the local, regional, and global operating environment, enhance their professional capabilities, and enable them to make well-informed business decisions.

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AFMA (Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific)

AFMA (Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific) is an inter-government non-profit organization in association with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations that aims to promote food and agriculture knowledge and economic cooperation among government, private company, institute, and Civil Society Organization.

Website:  www.afmaasia.org

Aquaculture Innovation Centre


Aquaculture Innovation Centre (AIC) is a Centre of Innovation funded and established by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) to serve the local needs of the aquaculture industry. AIC, as the national centre, adopts an inclusive and collaborative approach involving institutes of higher earning and agencies to ensure a sustainable partnership. The collaborative model enables AIC to tap on shared expertise, facilities and equipment to provide the best-fit solution for addressing the needs of the aquaculture industry through 4 technology clusters; (i) feed and feeding management, (ii) husbandry and disease management, (iii) genetics and breeding & (iv) IoT and AI.

German Federal Ministries for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) and Food and Agriculture (BMEL)


The Federal Government as represented by the German Federal Ministries for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) and Food and Agriculture (BMEL) will be taking part in the German Trade Fairs Abroad programme of the Federal Republic of Germany, providing German companies with an opportunity to exhibit at favourable conditions at the joint booth. The trade fairs are mainly selected according to proposals from export-oriented organisers in industry in coordination with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA). These trade fairs are brought together into the German Trade Fair Quality Abroad (GTQ) programme published by AUMA. The German participation exhibitor lists are published in the german-pavilion.com portal.

Website:  www.bmel.de


High Commission of Canada

With the world facing critical food security issues, exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic and the impact of climate change, agritech is seen as a possible solution to addressing some of these challenges. Canada, with its talented workforce and resource-rich ecosystem, can be a global center for agritech innovation. With a stellar reputation as a reliable, leading global producer of agri-food products and commodities, and backed by sound environmental stewardship, Canada is well equipped to be at the forefront of this disruptive transformation in how we produce food and move it to market.



CropLife Asia (CLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting plant science. We are part of the global federation, CropLife International. Under CropLife Asia, we have 15 national associations across Asia-Pacific. Our members are six global R&D companies active in the fields of crop protection, seeds, and plant biotechnology.

French Chamber of Singapore

French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Established in 1979, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore belongs to a worldwide network of 127 French Chambers (CCIFI) in 92 countries with over 37,000 companies. One of the most active Chambers in Asia, the French Chamber is a private association that promotes mutually beneficial trade relations between Singapore & France.

We represent a dynamic business platform of over 650 companies and individual members representing a total network of 7,000 contacts in Singapore.
As the official “Team France Export” representative, we are the one-stop shop for French companies in their export and development in Singapore.

Food Industry Asia

Food Industry Asia (FIA)

Food Industry Asia was formed in 2010 to enable food manufacturers and ingredients suppliers to speak with one voice on issues such as health and nutrition, food safety, sustainability, and regulations and trade. FIA seeks to enhance industry’s role as a trusted partner and collaborator in the development of science-based policy.


The Indonesian Food & Beverage Association (GAPMMI)

The Association of Indonesian Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs, abbreviated as GAPMMI, was established as a continuation of the pledge of several food and beverage entrepreneurs on December 20, 1975 in Jakarta.  As a business association, GAPMMI works for the benefit of its members by conducting programs that are beneficial to members, for example by conducting public advocacy to the government and consumers, conducting programs that are useful for members and building networks both locally and internationally that will benefit its members.

Website:  www.gapmmi.id


ITA – Italian Trade Agency

ITA – Italian Trade Agency is the Governmental agency that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy.
With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion and training to Italian small and medium-sized businesses.


Innovation Partner for Impact (IPI )Singapore 

IPI is an innovation catalyst that creates opportunities for enterprises to grow beyond boundaries. As a subsidiary of Enterprise Singapore, IPI accelerates the innovation process of enterprises through access to its global innovation ecosystem and advisory services.



The Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT) is a non-profit professional body of Food Technologists and Educators in the field of Food Science and Technology and other individuals involved in areas of work closely related to Food Technology.

Website:  www.mift.org.my


Partnership for Indonesia’s Sustainable Agriculture (PISAgro) 

PISAgro was initiated by seven private companies in Indonesia, in response to concerns expressed by Indonesian Vice Minister Agriculture and Vice Minister of Trade in World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit held in Jakarta in June 2011. PISAgro seeks to provide an innovative, multistakeholder model for addressing the nation’s agricultural challenges in a sustainable manner while improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.

Website:  www.pisagro.org

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SHATEC is Singapore’s premier school of hospitality, established since 1983 by the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA). The institution is a recognized leader in talent development in the fields of hotel management, culinary arts, pastry and bakery, events operations and business studies. SHATEC supports SHA’s mandate in manpower training thus establishing a strong standing with hotel partners.

Website:  www.shatec.sg


As the apex business chamber, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) champions the interests of the business community in Singapore in trade, investment and industrial relations. Nationally, SBF acts as the bridge between the government and businesses in Singapore to create a conducive business environment. Internationally, SBF represents the business community in bilateral, regional and multilateral fora for the purpose of trade expansion and business networking.

Website:  www.sbf.org.sg/

Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)

Established since 1932, the SMF represents the interest of the manufacturing community in Singapore, driving its competitiveness and sustainable growth through serving industry-specific needs. Supported by 10 industry groups and its Associated Services, the SMF enhances the competitiveness of the industry by encouraging capacity development and capability building, innovation and productivity.  The SMF provides opportunities for companies to collaborate, network, and to grow and expand both locally and internationally. Current membership stands at about 5,000 members comprising SMEs, MNCs and Affiliate members.


The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC)

The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of a network of 140 offices of the German bilateral Chambers of Industry and Commerce abroad in 92 countries. The Chamber is one of the largest national Business Chambers in Singapore with a membership of more than 600 representatives from a variety of industries from Germany and Singapore.

Website: www.sgc.org.sg/

Taiwan Trade Center Singapore

Founded in 2002, Taiwantrade.com is Taiwan’s foremost B2B platform. Taiwantrade.com is organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs and operated by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the country’s largest nonprofit trade promotion organization. 


Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre Pte Ltd

Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre Pte Ltd is an incubator and venture capital fund manager, investing in global multi-stage agrifood technology startups. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Trendlines Group Ltd (SGX: 42T), a leading medical device and agrifood technology investor in Israel.

Website: www.trendlines.com

Thought for Food

Thought for food

Thought For Food is the world’s pioneer and leader in next-gen innovation and startup acceleration for food and agriculture. We offer a truly-unique innovation engine that is powered by our TFF Challenge programs, our ever-growing TFF Community of 30K+ Millennial and GenZ talents in 175+ countries, and our first-of-its-kind innovation and collaboration platform called the TFF Digital Labs. We engage next-gen innovators in every part of the world and catalyse them to create new ideas and solutions. We provide connections to peers and experts, as well as cutting-edge resources and learning experiences that empower them with the mindsets, skills, and networks they need to lead and succeed. We provide wing-to-wing innovation programs that attract and support ventures at every stage – from ideation to investment. Our track record is strong. In 8 years, we have helped to launch 60+ startups that have collectively raised $200M+, and accelerated 8K+ new business concepts. We work with visionary leaders across the industry and have “boots on the ground” in 175 countries. Southeast Asia’s tropical climate supports the cultivation of diverse, nutritious crops all year round; this region has vast biodiverse-rich rainforest ecosystems; a surging youth population; and world-class universities, accelerators, and innovation hubs. These were the driving factors in setting up the TFF’s first Southeast Regional Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2020 with the mission to unlock the potential of the next generations to lead a sustainable food and agriculture revolution through the development of cutting-edge, locally relevant, science and technology-based entrepreneurial solutions.

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Burnaby Solutionsis an organization focusing on providing professional  hospitality and travel services for Organisers of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE). Our hospitality and travel services covers: 

  •          Hotel Booking Solution as Event Appointed Housing Bureau / Hotel Reservation Service Provider
  •          Travel Management Solution for Event Hosted Buyers and Speakers
  •          MICE Experiences to support Collaborations & Business Success




CNA was established in March 1999 by Mediacorp, and is an English language Asian news network.

Positioned to “Understand Asia”, it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York, Washington D.C., London and Brussels. CNA brings its audience not only the latest news but also diverse content such as business, lifestyle, human stories, current affairs and documentary programming.

CNA is a transmedia company, where users can get content online, on TV and radio and via smart devices. It is also available on social and messaging services, such as FacebookTwitterYoutubeLinkedin, and Telegram. CNA has been recognised as Channel of the Year by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB), the global trade association for broadcast journalism. CNA TV is now viewed in 29 territories across Asia with its satellite footprint stretching across Asia, the Middle East and Australia.

Website: Website: www.cna.asia


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Asia Food & Beverages Report (AFBR) is a bi-monthly regional report focusing on market trends, investment activities as well as recent developments in ingredients, processing and packaging technology within the Food & Beverage (F&B) Industry in ASEAN.

If your company is directly involved in F&B manufacturing or supplying products or services to the F&B manufacturers, this report is essential and useful as it keeps track of recent developments in the market as well as monitor investment activities in the ASEAN region, which will place you ahead of the game. The winner is always one who knows his market, client, competitor or supplier well and this can only be possible through accessing the right information.

AFBR covers the whole food chain from ingredients to processing to distribution to retail to final end-consumer (market). The information is also carefully collated and compiled in reader-friendly format.

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AGRINA was born in 2005 in the form of a bi-weekly tabloid. Hearing input from readers and advertisers who need media with better appearance and easy collection, this media was transformed into a monthly magazine in May 2015.
This media presents 3i, namely INFORMATION, INSPIRATION, and INNOVATION related to agribusiness. All materials are associated with business, especially those that increase productivity and lower production costs. Agribusiness starts from upstream (input), primary production, processing, marketing, supporting services, and government policies. Writing content, especially in the form of news features, in the hope that it will be easier for readers to understand.
The Fish Site

The Fish Site

The Fish Site is a knowledge-sharing platform with premium news, analysis and resources for the aquaculture industries.

Led by senior editor Rob Fletcher, our international team of contributors is guided by our vision for sustainable aquaculture, reporting on the economics, environment and ethics of contemporary food chain challenges. We challenge the status quo to create understanding, opportunity and innovation.


Food Matters Malaysia

Food Matters Malaysia was established in August 2021 to fill a gap in the market needing a platform to have industry coverage on the upstream segment of the food business. There is thus a need to educate and share all the good things happening in the food industry, be it from Malaysia or international sources.

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The Good Food Institute APAC 

The Good Food Institute APAC is Asia’s leading alternative protein think tank, accelerating a shift away from conventional meat production through open-access food science R&D, corporate engagement, and public policy.


Marshall Cavendish Business Information Private Limited (MCBI) is a member of Times Publishing Group, one of Asia’s largest publishing and printing conglomerates. MCBI’s vision is to be a leading provider of business information in Asia and the region.

By leveraging new industry insights and emerging technologies, we enable businesses to optimize their business information, establish strong brand visibility and expand their market reach.



Protein Report is the digital publication and industry platform dedicated to advancing the world’s understanding of protein – the business, science, and culture of how protein is produced, distributed, and consumed. It is the only publication entirely dedicated to protein, and the only information resource committed to facilitating an inclusive dialogue around protein industry challenges and solutions among stakeholders from all sectors and backgrounds. Established in 2018, Protein Report serves a diverse global readership of scientists, startup founders, food industry professionals, agriculturalists, investors, researchers, policymakers, consumers, and other stakeholders with an interest in protein, food, agriculture, and science.



The latest news about Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock and Horticulture in Indonesia is equipped with the latest national, political and lifestyle information.


Tabloid Sinar Tani

Tabloid Sinar Tani is a community media for information and communication in the field of agribusiness, which was established in 1970 and has a definite contribution to agricultural development.