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F&B sector

Investor appetite for alternative meats grows amid concerns of food safety and security

Investors are eyeing plant-based meat brands as Covid-19 spurs consumer interest in health and wellness, and casts a spotlight on food safety and the global food supply chain

Sustainability

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? 

Food & Beverage

Jack(fruit) of all Trades

Alternative meats are taking the world by storm. New players Karana are now throwing their hats into the ring but they are not going by the beaten path.

Food & Beverage

Go green with Porta

It has been a tough few months but good food is always a mood booster.

Tong's Portfolio

A layman's guide to investing in tech companies

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): Investors on Wall Street are clearly losing appetite for overhyped loss-making technology companies with uncertain business models and unclear paths to profitability.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Singapore first in Asia to taste food made from spirulina algae

SINGAPORE (June 26): Following the footsteps of companies like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, Israeli startup Simpliigood wants you to eat its food products made from spirulina – a type of algae

Commentary

Beyond rich: Billion-dollar faux meat movement overlooks the hungry half

SINGAPORE (May 6): On May 2, the maker of what is essentially fake meat raised US$241 million ($328.36 million) in an IPO on Nasdaq.

Food & Beverage

From lab to table

Clever marketing and big money have combined to attract some consumers to meat replacements grown in labs. Is mass-market appeal a matter of time or an impossible feat?

Tech

Temasek-backed Impossible Foods to contest Bill Gates' Beyond Meat in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): Starting today, blocks of Impossible Foods Inc.’s plant-based meat will be delivered to eight restaurants in Singapore to be made into a variety of cuisine from burgers and ‘meat

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