Industry watchers say local start-ups are more nimble and adept at customising their plant-based products to cater to the market’s unique palate. They stand a chance of avoiding problems that have plagued the business in the West.
The city-state has given initial clearance for firms to bring in over 4 GW of low-carbon electricity from its neighbours. Regulators are studying if Singapore can take in more power imports, with several consortiums indicating interest.
Its ‘Future of Food’ podcast series commissioned by nutrition and taste firm Kerry won the top prize at the WAN-IFRA Asian Digital Media Awards. The sustainability media publication dominated the ‘Best Podcast’ award category – its bilingual podcast on Orang Asli filmmakers picked up the runner-up prize.