Beyond Meat faces an ancient rival in China — tofu

You wouldn’t try to sell coal to Newcastle. So how would you rate your chances of peddling meat substitutes to the country that invented tofu? 


Temasek launches vehicle to super-charge agriculture, food deals

Temasek International Pte. is setting up a new vehicle to help accelerate and manage agricultural and food investments as part of a multi-billion dollar push into the market.

Company in the news

Temasek, Bayer form joint vertical farming venture in California

Temasek Holdings is partnering German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer AG to create a new vertical farming venture headquartered in California, as part of Sing


Time for Malaysia to act on food security

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Food security, says the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, s


More focus needed on agri-food sector

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The agricultural sector contributed 8.2% or RM96 billion to Malaysia’s GDP in 2017.


UOB Venture Management launching second Asia impact fund in 2H

SINGAPORE (June 10): UOB Venture Management (UOBVM) says it intends to roll out its second impact fund, the second series of the Asia Impact Investment Fund (AIIF II), to global institutional and a

Activist investment

Open letter to the board of Indofood Agri Resources

SINGAPORE (May 20): Dear Board of Directors, As a long-term investor in Indofood Agri Resources (IndoAgri), I am disappointed that you are recommending that I accept the offer from Indofood

Broker's Calls

Brokers slash estimates for Bumitama after 1Q disappointment, but say production remains strong

SINGAPORE (May 17): DBS Vickers Securities and UOB Kay Hian are maintaining their “buy” recommendations on Bumitama Agri Limited (BAL) with the respective price targets of 69 cents and 81 cents, ev


Olam's 1Q earnings grow 6.9% to $169 mil with improved operating performance

SINGAPORE (May 14): Olam International has announced earnings of $168.9 million for 1Q19, rising 6.9% y-o-y from $158 million due to improved operating performance, which was offset in part by incr

Sector Focus

Olam announces third palm plantation to achieve RSPO certification

SINGAPORE (May 2): Olam International says its Mouila Lot 3 palm plantation in Gabon has become Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified.

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