Entries by sophieade

Covid-induced food insecurity has exposed under-investment in food tech, says sustainability entrepreneur

Past winner of sustainability innovation competition The Liveability Challenge says the pandemic has shown that too much money and brainpower has been invested in traditional technologies, and not enough in tech to safeguard food security. Global supply chain disruptions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic have exposed a lack of investment in food technology that could […]

The Liveability Challenge 2020 Grand Finale

If you had S$1 million to invest in a sustainable solution, would you choose to produce alternative protein from cell or plant-based sources? Invest in biodegradable packaging film from food waste or sidestreams? Or back greener technologies that drastically reduce greenhouse gas in our atmosphere? This 8 July, we bring you the highly anticipated The […]

Not your average pond scum: Could algae win the alternative protein race?

These tiny organisms at the base of the food chain pack a nutritional punch and require a fraction of the land and water needed to produce the same amount of beef. But can foodtech firms convince meat lovers to make the switch? Algae—tiny organisms at the base of the food chain that pack a nutritional punch—could […]

Beyond burgers: Asia puts twist on alternative meats

FROM lab-grown “seafood” to dumplings made with tropical fruit instead of pork, rising demand for sustainable meat alternatives in Asia is spawning creative products to appeal to local palates. Meat and seafood consumption in Asia is projected to soar, fuelled by growing middle classes in booming economies, but green groups warn of the environmental damage […]

以较低能源生产分离蛋白粉 苏菲厨房赢宜居挑战百万元

以较低能源和资源的生产方式用微藻制造出可媲美海鲜类的分离蛋白粉,可用来制造素肉与人造奶等产品,这项研究为食品公司苏菲厨房(Sophie’s Kitchen)赢得宜居挑战的百万元奖金。 read full article, please visit https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20200115-1021188

Sophie’s Kitchen wins $1m green challenge with food-grade protein using microalgae

SINGAPORE – A Singapore-registered company has won the annual Liveability Challenge, a global call for companies to come up with innovative solutions for clean energy and sustainability in tropical cities. The competition saw an intense battle with over 300 entries from 51 countries fighting for the award sponsored by local non-profit organisation Temasek Foundation. From […]