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South East Asia’s fast-growing population and increasing food demand, coupled with escalating adverse weather and supply chain events, highlights the region’s future food security challenges that could be a hindrance to the development of its sustainable growth ambitions. This was revealed at a recent event organised by SAP titled ‘A...
Fourth annual Trend Report captures unique market insights enabling food companies to meet consumers’ needs in a society that is opening up again with cautious optimism. FrieslandCampina has published its fourth annual Trend Report. The 2022 edition illustrates three major global trends in the industry: Being my better me, Lovely...
As part of a new initiative led by key international organisations, 42 companies have pledged a promising US$345m to contribute to ending global hunger. The Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge1 is a game-changing solution emerging from the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) Action Tracks. It recognises that governments cannot...
Claroty, an industrial cybersecurity company,1 has opened a regional headquarters office in Singapore, further establishing its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Under the leadership of Eddie Stefanescu, general manager of Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) at Claroty, the company is experiencing hyper growth in the region, having doubled its client...
In challenging times where companies are trying to cope with the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many have turned to new innovations to remain competitive in a post-pandemic environment. In doing so, they often equate innovation with the latest technology. However, it is crucial that companies also focus their...
The challenging 2020 has caused a fundamental reset in human behaviour. Recognising this transformation, Mintel identified three key trends for the global food, drink, and foodservice industries, including analysis, insights, and recommendations centred around the ‘now’ (next 12 months), the ‘next’ (18 months and over), and the ‘future’ (five...
The food and beverage industry is no stranger to digitalisation, yet many companies remain slow to its transformative impact. Giving light on this matter, Mike Walsh shares his thoughts on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in this new era of machine intelligence in food and beverage sector. To remain relevant,...
In a volatile and ever-changing socio-economical and environmental landscape, companies must remain proactive in their part toward the sustainability cause, whether through cooperation with the public sector, adopting intelligent tools, and seeking new opportunities for growth and adaptation. Climate change, a growing population, and a pandemic – these are just...
What does it take for an alternative protein company to succeed? Is it flavour or finesse? Sometimes, the product is only half the story – Good Startup is dedicated to helping the best and brightest of upcoming alternative protein start-ups, delivering not only investment but also expertise, operation scale-ups,...
ADM recently opened a plant-based innovation lab in Singapore to showcase their commitment to localising plant-based solutions to meet the nutritional challenges of changing taste and preference in Asia and around the world. Sarah Lim, marketing director of South East Asia at ADM (Archer Daniels Midland) Human Nutrition, shares...