FoodTech

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

ESB, Indonesia’s only fully integrated restaurant operating platform, announced Tuesday its $7.6 million Series A+ funding round led by Alpha JWC Ventures, with participation from…

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

Fresh off a $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…

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

Asia continues to move forward in the FoodTech industry as Indonesian plant-based alternative startup Green Butcher secures $2 million in seed funding led by Singaporean…

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

A cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable form of meat has been approved for commercial use in Singapore. This Saturday will mark the first time cell-grown meat will be in the…

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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…

Nominations now open for first ever ORIGIN Innovation Awards

Nominations for the inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards, APAC’s accolade for tech innovations, are now open. Organised by TechNode Global, the Awards is established with the goal…

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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…

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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 Thailand | Bringing innovation to food and agriculture

Left to right: Dr. John Jiang, Chief Digital Officer at CP Group; Howard Tang, CTO at SmartAHC; Pahrada (Mameaw) Sapprasert, Director at 500 TukTuks; and Thaddeus Koh, Co-founder…

ORIGIN Thailand | Food innovation, future of work, and Thailand’s digital & tech landscape

Southeast Asia has seen the rise of unicorn startups like Go-Jek and Grab dominating the landscape and becoming household names in many countries. In the midst of this hype,…