ORIGIN Conference: Capturing Southeast Asia’s Emerging Generation

The panel explores the importance of understanding and engaging with the younger generation’s value in the modern economy, the challenges businesses face in attracting the younger generation, and the impact of sustainability and environmental concerns. It also discusses the shift in customer behaviors and the emergence of omni-channel approaches in retail…

Indonesia all-in-one restaurant operations platform ESB raises $7.6M in Series A+ round led by Alpha JWC Ventures

With this fresh funding, ESB will further expand its proposition including tech-enabled upselling features, enhanced business intelligence (BI) platform, delivery solutions, payment solutions, financing, and human resources information system (HRIS) to become the dominant end to end F&B business operating platform.

Chicago-based foodtech Nature’s Fynd is out to capture APAC’s slice of the alt-protein pie [Q&A]

Fresh off a US$350 million Series C round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2, Chicago-based fungi protein startup Nature’s Fynd is bypassing typical alt-protein markets in Europe to expand across Asia Pacific aggressively in 2022. Nature’s Fynd Chief Marketing Officer Karuna Rawal tells TechNode Global why.

Max Mandias and Helga Angelina, Green Butcher Founders

More homegrown meat alternatives in Southeast Asia as Green Butcher secures $2M Seed fund for planned Q2 2021 mainstream launch

The startup plans to utilize the fresh capital by expanding its research and development team, and scaling its production capacity to launch into mainstream retailers by Q2 2021.

Horizon Ventures and Temasek Holdings-backed cultured chicken set to debut in Singapore

This Saturday will mark the first time cell-grown meat will be in the commercial market, with Eat Just’s GOOD Meat Cultured Chicken passing extensive review by the Singapore Food Agency.

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

Will rewards for shoppers help this new system catch on?

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

Will consumers scream for low-fat ice cream?