GrabFood Malaysia introduces Saver Delivery – lowest delivery fee from the widest range of restaurants

GrabFood Malaysia is revamping its delivery options to enhance its affordability and accessibility for Malaysians. This includes expanding the Saver Delivery option to additional cities nationwide beginning today, providing a lower delivery fee option for consumers across the country.

Singpore’s ProfilePrint inks commercial contracts with three of Brazil’s top food companies

ProfilePrint, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (A.I.) agri-food tech company, has on Monday announced the signing of commercial contracts to deploy the ProfilePrint technology with three of Brazil’s largest food companies - Louis Dreyfus Company Brasil, Olam Agrícola Ltda (Brazil) and Sucafina Brasil.

Singapore’s Alchemy Foodtech expands into sugar reduction solutions

Alchemy Foodtech, a Singapore-based carbohydrates and sugar reduction food technology company has announced its expansion into sugar reduction solutions, which is now used in Subway’s cookie island-wide.

Indonesia’s EdenFarm raises $13.5M funding led by TMI, AppWorks, AC Ventures

EdenFarm, a food service-focused startup based in Indonesia, has secured $13.5 million in its latest Pre-Series B bridge round led by Telkomsel venture arm Telkomsel Mitra Inovasi (TMI), AppWorks, and AC Ventures. The round was also supported by Decart Ventures, Fubon Capital, Trihill Capital, OCBC NISP Ventura, Nakhla and Capria Ventures.

The role of AI in insect farming

Automatization is critical in minimizing labor needs and increasing production. Still, it will not have an immediate effect, as it had in other agricultural domains.

US-based GOOD Meat gets approval to commercialize serum-free cultivated meat in Singapore

GOOD Meat, the cultivated meat division of food technology company Eat Just, Inc., has on Wednesday announced that it has been given a new, first-in-the-world regulatory approval by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) for the use of serum-free media for the production of cultivated meat.

SEA food delivery platforms total GMV grows 5% y-o-y to $16.3B in 2022

Southeast Asia food delivery platforms' total gross merchansdise value (GMV) grew 5 percent year on year to $16.3 billion in 2022, from S15.5 billion in 2021, a report said Tuesday. According to Momentum Works, the growth was mainly driven by the relatively smaller markets of the Philippines ($2.4 billion), Malaysia ($2.2 billion) and Vietnam ($1.1…

Singapore’s The GrowHub uses technology to improve experience of “farm to fork” [Q&A]

In an interview with TechNode Global, The GrowHub Founder and CEO Lester Chan shared his views on the latest trends in the industry, challenges in food safety and how technology is able to address these challenges.

The importance of uplifting the F&B industry: How automating and using big data can pave the way for supply chain management and restaurants 

Beyond joining the crowd of payments and financing, what we foresee is the need to focus on digitizing and automating the backend; specifically, procurement and supply chain management, especially so in the wake of Covid-19.

Malaysia’s Incite Foodtech acquires Eatcosys to create ASEAN’S retail tech ecosystem

Incite Foodtech Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia-based food tech venture, has agreed to acquire Eatcosys Sdn Bhd, a homegrown retail technology solutions provider, to create ASEAN’S retail tech ecosystem.