The company, known for its plant-based egg made of mung beans, announced that its cultured chicken pieces have been approved for sale in Singapore. This paves the way for a small-scale commercial launch.
Amid the pandemic and tensions between world superpowers, food is an issue that can be easily politicised, said an expert at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit. But countries must realise that the industry is a major source of jobs and innovation.
Luncheon meat, known in some places as Spam, is popular in many parts of Asia but contains compounds that can potentially cause cancer. OmniFoods says its new product is cruelty-free and does not contain nitrates and nitrites.