Louis Dreyfus Company and Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator to collaborate on agri-food innovation >

Louis Dreyfus Company and Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator to collaborate on agri-food innovation Singapore, 20 November 2019 – Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator (TLA) jointly announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would see both companies cooperate to advance agri-food innovation in the region.

Summit Opens: Reshaping Asia’s Agri-Food Production Ecosystem for a Healthier, Tastier and More Sustainable Future >

Opening Release: Reshaping Asia’s Agri-Food Production Ecosystem for a Healthier, Tastier and More Sustainable Future Region faces threats to food security, from climate change and soil degradation to population growth, obesity and diabetes. 800 agribusinesses, food brands, investors and innovators to discuss focus for innovation and investment at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore, November 20-22

Anuj Maheshwari, Managing Director of Agribusiness, Temasek >

With just days until the start of Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week, Anuj Maheshwari,  Managing Director of Agribusiness at Temasek sets the scene for the pivotal discussions, technology advancement and partnerships needed to secure the sustainable future of food in Asia.

Interview with Matilda Ho, Managing Director, Bits X Bites >

Ahead of the Breakfast Briefing on Demystifying the Chinese Market, hosted by Bits x Bites, we spoke to Matilda Ho, Managing Director at Bits X Bites about the food-tech opportunities in China and the population and packaging challenges faced there.

Building Singapore as a Global Agri-Food Innovation Hub >

AgFunder News caught up with Eng Keat Lee, Executive Director, AgriFood at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) on building the country as an agri-food tech innovation hub in Asia.

How BASF is helping to shape the future of sustainable food >

Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro, Senior Vice President at BASF for Agricultural Solutions in Asia Pacific, and Francois Scheffler, Senior Vice President at BASF for Human Nutrition, share insights into the company’s vision for a more sustainable food production and supply chain, and how BASF is developing innovations aimed at meeting the growing needs of consumers while protecting the health of people and the planet.

Interview with Suresh Sundararajan, Olam International >

Ahead of his panel at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week, we spoke to Suresh Sundararajan, President & Group Head, Strategic Investments & Corporate Functions at Olam International. Suresh is based at Olam’s headquarters in Singapore and has been a part of Olam's journey since 1996. Suresh shares his insights on the most prominent obstacle for sustainable agriculture production and what is needed to overcome it, as well as the strategic partnerships and solutions Olam are investing in.

Calysta is fighting against overfishing with $30 million investment from BP >

Within the next two years it is predicted that we will harvest more fish from farms than the ocean. This is leading to overfishing and damage to ecosystems as farmed fish eat wild fish. Calysta is striving to prevent overfishing, harm to marine ecosystems and the reduction in local food sources by developing alternative fish feed.