Food

Recognizing startups in the second edition of ORIGIN Innovation Awards

Nominations for the second edition of ORIGIN Innovation Awards, APAC’s accolade for tech innovations, are now open. Organized by TechNode Global, the Awards is established with…

Impossible Foods, burger, food, vegan

Singapore startup wants global hit with ‘Yelp for vegan foodies’ app

If you’re hunting down a plant-based burger, there’s an app that can help you out. Created by a team in Singapore, A Billion Veg is seeking a global hit with its app, which…

fruit, food, mangoes, market, singapore

Singapore turns to blockchain and digital currency to tackle food safety issues

Singapore is turning to blockchain technology to tackle food safety issues, testing out a new system that tracks food items from their origins, through the supply chain, and onto…

Travis Kalanick, Smart City Kitchens

Victory for Travis Kalanick in Singapore food fight

Ousted Uber founder Travis Kalanick has scored a handy victory with his new startup in Singapore after intervention by a government agency that enforces Singapore’s competition…

food, supermarket, retail, vegetables,

Food, retail startups on course for record-breaking year

Southeast Asia’s food and retail tech startups have collectively raised $350 million from investors so far this year, putting them on course to break 2019’s tally of $423……

Chicken rice, food, singapore, meat, Hawker Center

New accelerator wants food startups to fill Singapore’s belly

Singapore is just one decade away from a very challenging target: to triple the amount of food it produces. But to reach 30% food self-sufficiency by 2030, the nation—one of the…

Kopi Kenangan, coffee

Indonesia’s Starbucks rival Kopi Kenangan brews up $109m funding to build empire

Indonesia’s coffee startup Kopi Kenangan has just attracted its biggest ever funding round, netting $109 million from major investors. It adds to the $28 million Kopi Kenangan has…

food, ice cream, dessert

Singapore food startup gets funding for its ‘healthy’ ice cream

You’ve likely heard of plant-based meat startups like Impossible Foods, and you probably know that some other startups are locked away in labs working on cell-based meat and dairy…

Origin Indonesia | China’s food and agricultural trends are hard to replicate in SEA

Left to right: Edward Tirtanata, CEO and Co-founder at Kopi Kenangan; Pamitra Wineka, Co-founder & President at TaniHub; and Eng Seet, Vice-President at Openspace Ventures,…