A comprehensive directory of companies in the agri-business-farming and fishing, fresh food trading in Singapore.

FOREWORD & MESSAGES

 

Foreword by Chief Executive Officer, Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore

In Singapore, we enjoy a wide variety of safe food with peace of mind. Food safety here is assured through the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority’s (AVA) integrated food safety system. With robust monitoring and surveillance of imported and locally produced food, AVA ensures that our internationally recognised food safety standards are maintained. As a testament to this, Singap ...more

Message by President, Floriculture Association (Singapore)

The year 2016 was an eventful one for the Floriculture Association (Singapore) (FAS). In March, the FAS participated in the Hong Kong Flower Show. We are seeing more young designers been involved in organising the event and it is definitely a new era. Not forgetting the Singapore Garden Festival which was held in June at Gardens by the Bay. This year’s show was bigger an ...more

Message by President, Kranji Countryside Association

Greetings from the Kranji Countryside Association (KCA)! The year 2016 was the biggest one yet for the association and our member farms. There is no doubt that there is a growing movement in supporting local agriculture and farms. Through the growth of our flagship events, the quarterly Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market and the annual Singapore Farm Festival, we have r ...more

Message by Chairman, Marine Aquarium Association Singapore

It is a pleasure once again to introduce the Marine Aquarium Association. The ever changing global economy situation has affected many businesses including the Marine aquarium industry. Much has changed since we formed our association. Ever since Aquarama shifted to China, we will no longer be participating under the association’s name. . As faced globally as well as in Si ...more

Message by President, Meat Traders Association

Iam honoured to be writing to you as the new president of the Meat Traders Association (MTA). The MTA (Singapore) was established in 2001 and comprises corporate and ordinary memberships. Our membership has seen a 12% increase this year. The association has continued to facilitate member’s relationships with the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), Internati ...more

Message by Chairman, Poultry Merchants’ Association, Singapore

On behalf of the Poultry Merchants’ Association, Singapore (PMA), I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Marshall Cavendish Business Information Pte Ltd for the publication of the Singapore Agri-Food Business Directory 2017. With the increasing population in Singapore, our consumers are seeking not just a wide range of food products, but also better quality ...more

Message by Chairman, Punggol Fish Merchants Association

The Punggol Fish Merchants Association (PFMA) relocated from Kangkar to Punggol in 1984 and then to Senoko Fishery Port (SFP) in 1997. We dearly miss our comrade Kenneth Lim who had been our chairman all these years until his demise in July 2016. My fellow committee members and I will strive to continue his good work in caring and exploring business opportunities for our ...more

Message by Chairman, Seafood Industries Association Singapore

The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) played a key role in assisting local fish processors to form the Seafood Industries Association Singapore (SIAS). The SIAS represents the seafood processing, manufacturing and trading companies in Singapore. The AVA continues to work closely with the SIAS and other government agencies to upgrade the local fish processi ...more

Message by Vice Chairman, Singapore Aquarium Fish Exporters Association

Singapore has continued to play a pivotal role in the global ornamental fish trade despite the challenging environment facing the industry. Some of the challenges include stiffer competition from the region, destruction of natural habitats and new regulatory requirements imposed by importing countries. Despite all these, our members have risen to the challenge and contin ...more

Message by President, Singapore Fish Merchants’ General Association

The Jurong Fishery Port and Central Fish Market still stand strong despite being in business for forty years. However, the decline in existing fish stocks have caused local fish merchants to rely on imported fish from further away countries to meet customers’ demand. In the face of these changes, local fish merchants would require more collaborations and support from the A ...more

Message by President, Singapore Florist Association

The Singapore Florist Association (SFA) was formed in 1974 with the aim of uniting all florists due to the wholesale price hike of growers in the Cameron Highlands. In recent years, our efforts have been focused on promoting Singapore as an international reputable centre for floral and floriculture skills for our wholesale and retail florists. Since 1996, the association ...more

Message by President, Singapore Flower Exporters’ Association

Singapore’s renowned quality orchids are experiencing a declining supply and demand, owing to the weaker currencies of importing countries abroad and the increasing cost at home. In response to the challenges, the industry is adopting temperature control green houses for wide varieties of Phalaenopsis, intensive cultivation of the tropical Dendrobriums, and introducing mo ...more

Message by President, Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association

The Singapore economy is undergoing structural transformation and so is the food industry. Traditionally, the food industry has depended very much on low-skilled labour to manufacture products. With the tight labour market and the government tightening its policy on foreign labour recruitment, many in the industry have had to turn to automation and other innovative methods ...more

Message by Chairman, Singapore Fruits and Vegetables Importers and Exporters Association

The Singapore Fruits and Vegetables Importers and Exporters Association (SFVA) was established in 1948. Since incorporation, it has played a significant role in promoting the development of Singapore’s fruit and vegetable trade. Our mission is to help promote and support the growth of Singapore’s fruit and vegetable trade; increase the networking among SFVA members and str ...more

Message by Chairman, Singapore Tropical Fruit Importers & Exporters Association

We would like to extend our congratulations to Marshall Cavendish Business Information Pte Ltd on the publication of the Singapore Agri-Food Business Directory 2017. The directory is a comprehensive, valuable and useful resource which has served the industry well over the years. It remains relevant in enhancing business relations among food producers and traders both locally ...more