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Govt working with local aquaculture industry to bolster food security

We thank Mr Ong Junkai for his views on local aquaculture (More must be done to boost local aquaculture; Feb 21).

Local production is a key strategy for Singapore's food security, as it acts as an important buffer in the event of an import disruption.

In this regard, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) provides extensive support to improve the productivity of our farms. ...more

19 S'pore F&B firms pledge to use sustainably sourced palm oil

Singapore has been free from the scourge of haze for the past two years, but at least 19 food and beverage (F&B) companies here are not taking the clear skies for granted.

The 19 - including big names such as Crystal Jade, F&N and Tung Lok, as well as smaller businesses such as Veganburg in Eunos and NomVNom, which has outlets in Clarke Quay and Tai Seng - have recently committed to sourcing ...more

Boost for food business eyeing overseas markets

New grants and tax deductions to help local firms go international and innovate could have Aussies enjoying Singapore's sizzling flavours of beef rendang and curry chicken while the elderly here could be tucking into tastier and healthier meals.

These are some ways food company owner Hasan Abdul Rahman wants to grow the family business, Pondok Abang, which produces halal ready-to-eat meals ...more

DBS SME banking establishes coverage team for retail F&B

Singapore

TO CATER to the financial needs of Singapore-based retail food and beverage (F&B) and food manufacturing companies expanding overseas, DBS said on Sunday that it has established a dedicated F&B coverage team to better serve these customers.

In the last 18 months, the bank saw four in 10 of its F&B SME customers expand overseas, with top expansion markets being Tier 2 cities ...more

Consortium formed to expand uses of membrane technology

State-of-the-art membrane technology has made sea water and used water fit for drinking in Singapore. But now the Government wants to push membranes even further.

They could purify food, for example.

Yesterday, the National Research Foundation (NRF) launched a national consortium to spur research and enable membrane technology to be adopted beyond the water sector.

The ...more

Farmland tender methods encourage innovation, technology

We thank Mr Chan Tzeh Wey (Encourage firms with farming experience to bid for tenders; Jan 25), and Mr Alex Siow Ching Hai (AVA's tender exercise for fish-farming land was fair; Jan 30) for their views on the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority's (AVA) farmland tender launched in October last year.

Local production is important for Singapore's food security. Given our land constraints, we ...more

Jurong is now home to Mondelez's first global innovation hub in Asia

Singapore

WORLD'S No 2 confectionary company Mondelez International on Thursday opened a state-of-the-art facility in Jurong, which will focus on innovation and developing new products and technologies for some of the company's iconic gum and candy brands like Clorets, Halls, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate and Oreo biscuits.

Its Singapore Technical Center (STC) is part of the snack ...more

AVA's tender exercise for fish-farming land was fair

Mr Chan Tzeh Wey highlighted that the recent Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) tender exercise for three land parcels for fish farming received lukewarm response, and suggested the AVA revise its scheme to encourage genuine farmers to participate in the tender (Encourage firms with farming experience to bid for tenders; Jan 25).

We, Opal Resources, were one of the bidders ...more

US agribusiness giant opens innovation centre at Biopolis

Novel flavours will be cooked up in a new innovation centre opened in Singapore by an American food and agribusiness giant.

The facility developed by Archer Daniels Midland at Biopolis will devise flavours and speciality ingredients for food and beverage manufacturers across the world, tailoring products to suit local tastes.

It includes a range of labs for food and flavour analytics, ...more
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