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Umami Meats files patent for single-stem cell technology capable of building muscle and fat for cultivated seafood

Umami Meats, a Singapore-based cultivated seafood startup, has filed  a patent for its unique method of establishing mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) lines from fish. What this  means is that Umami Meats can use a single fish stem cell to build…

Unilever Announces Completion of the Sale of its Tea Business, ekaterra, to CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII

Unilever announced that it has completed the sale of its Tea business, ekaterra, to the CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII. Unilever and CVC had entered into an agreement for the sale of ekaterra in November 2021, for €4.5 billion on…

MyLaksa on a Mission to Empower Local Entrepreneurs Through Licensing Package Programme that will Enable Them to Tap into RM103 Bil F&B Industry

Malaysia’s food and beverage (F&B) industry is booming, unfazed by an unprecedented pandemic, the industry has gone from strength to strength and has been valued at over RM103 bil with projected growth rates of more than 7.6%. Simultaneously, more and…

Chubb Life Appoints Jack Chang to Lead Newly Acquired Life Insurance Operations of Cigna in Taiwan

Chubb Life today announced that Jack Chang has been appointed President of the company’s life insurance operations in Taiwan that were recently acquired from Cigna. Mr. Chang is currently President of Chubb Life Taiwan. In his new role, Mr. Chang…

Chubb Life Appoints Jee Eun Cho to Lead LINA, its Newly Acquired Life Insurance Operations of Cigna in Korea

Chubb Life today announced that Jee Eun (Geannie) Cho has been appointed Country President of the company’s life insurance operations in Korea that were recently acquired from Cigna. The business will continue to operate as LINA Korea. Ms. Cho, who…

Ÿnsect Poised to Ramp Up Production of Lesser Mealworm for Human Consumption

Human insect consumption – as a nutrient-rich and efficient means to support sustainability and meet climate change targets – has received another boost today as the lesser mealworm (Alphitobius diaperinus) becomes the fourth insect to receive a positive assessment by…

Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia Launches Ag-Volution For The Future

The inaugural Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA), an event of Constellar, with international partner DLG (the German Agricultural Society) and a key participating event of Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW), takes place from 26th to 28th October this year. In…

Food Technology Company, Atomo, Closes $40 Million Series A to Scale Beanless Coffee Product Line

Atomo Coffee, Inc. announces the close of a $40 million Series A investment from agtech leaders S2G Ventures, AgFunder and Horizons Ventures. The funding round enables further investment in beanless coffee new product development, manufacturing scale and the official consumer…

DBN Group Jointly Tackle Down Pressing Agricultural Problems with Top-notch Scientist and Award Winners

Beijing Dabeinong Science and Technology Group Co., Ltd., an agricultural high-tech enterprise, lately hosts the Zhongguancun Global Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Forum (“the Forum”) through Global Agricultural Technology Innovation Platform (GAIN) to explore the latest research finding from the…

57 Stars Invests in WayCool, India’s Leading Food and Agri-Tech Platform

57 Stars LLC, an independent global alternative investment firm targeting high-growth sectors driven by technological innovation, is pleased to announce it has led a USD 40 million investment in WayCool Foods & Products Private Limited, India’s leading food and agri-tech…