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  • 18
    Jan

    Singaporeans may have beef with greener diet

    The Straits Times by REI KUROHI AND SHABANA BEGUM NAZEER

    Singaporeans eat three to five times more meat and eggs than is environmentally sustainable, according to a new study published yesterday in medical journal The Lancet and local data. But experts here believe it will be hard to adjust local diets to… More

  • 18
    Jan

    From farm to tech to farm

    The Business Times

    IT MAY come as a surprise to you that Singapore, home to one cow (formerly of Coney Island, now deceased), pockets of vegetable patches and one frog farm, is where agritech is becoming serious business. What does agritech entail, why are investors sitting… More

  • 18
    Jan

    NTU scientists turn Durian seeds into natural food stabiliser and probiotics

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH

    A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) may have given durian fans another reason to hail the king of fruits. The scientists have found a way to turn durian seeds into a food stabiliser (a binding ingredient used to give… More

  • 14
    Jan

    Spike in fish prices likely to continue in run-up to CNY

    The Straits Times by REI KUROHI

    A recent spike in the price of fish that is likely to continue with Chinese New Year just weeks away was partly the result of recent bad weather, which caused some shortages among Singapore's regular suppliers, fish sellers told The Straits Times. Mr… More

  • 11
    Jan

    Republic Poly launches course to groom high-tech farmers

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH

    A new course here aims to train the next generation of high-tech farmers so that Singapore can produce more of its own food. The Diploma in Applied Science in Urban Agricultural Technology, launched by Republic Polytechnic (RP) on Wednesday, is the… More

  • 08
    Jan

    Turning food waste into something useful

    The Straits Times by VANESSA LIU

    Imagine food waste being turned into biodegradable food packaging or even returned to the food chain to enhance a product's nutritional value. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is teaming up with food and beverage company F&N for the next four… More

  • 08
    Jan

    F&N bankrolls new food science lab in NTU tie-up

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore AS Singapore's public health "war on diabetes" rages on, mainboard-listed drinks maker Fraser and Neave (F&N) has uncorked plans to fund more studies on healthier libations. It opened a food lab at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on… More

  • 02
    Jan

    Singapore's ever-moving feast

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    TALK about food manufacturing in Singapore, and it is quite likely that one would conjure up an image of a traditional factory still stuck in the past, run by silver-haired workers toiling over primitive machines or steaming vats of chow. But step into… More

  • 02
    Jan

    Carving a niche

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    IT WAS 2007, and a pair of young brothers Andre and Ryan Huber had just started their fledgling butchery business with a dream to introduce European-styled premium meat products to Singapore. Later joined by their father Ernst Huber, who was a trained… More

  • 02
    Jan

    The future of food

    The Business Times

    EVEN as Christmas and New Year festivities have come to a close, it is time to make preparations for the upcoming Chinese New Year - the feasting has not quite ended yet. As a country of food lovers, it is no surprise that food manufacturing is taken… More