Shiok Meats, a homegrown start-up, plans to set up its first manufacturing plant in Singapore after its latest fundraising exercise in June brings it closer to the goal of commercializing the business in a couple of years.
Can milk be made in a laboratory instead of from cows or humans - and can it taste just as good? Local biotech start-up TurtleTree Labs certainly thinks so, and it impressed the judges of the Entrepreneurship World Cup 2020 enough to walk away with the top cash prize of US$500,000 (S$678,000). The challenge to uncover the next generation of entrepreneurs saw 175,000 participants from 200 countries compete virtually for the award, which was hosted by the Riyadh-based Misk Global Forum on Oct 19.
Meat-Tech 3D Ltd. (TASE: MEAT), a developer of industrial-scale cultivated meat production technologies based on advanced 3D bioprinting, today announces that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the potential U.S. initial public offering of American Depositary Shares representing its ordinary shares and listing of the ADSs on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
From food irradiation to freeze drying, supply-chain technologies have enhanced the safety and sustainability of foods. Since 1961, global food supply per capita has increased more than 30 per cent. However, public acceptance of new technologies might prove a tricky obstacle to building a more sustainable food supply chain.