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Asian Agri and Apical Celebrate First RSPO Certification for Independent Smallholders Under SMILE Programme

Asian Agri, one of the largest oil palm plantation companies in Asia, and Apical Group, a leading global vegetable oils processor, have jointly announced that an inaugural batch of 239 independent smallholders under the Smallholder Inclusion for Better Livelihood &…

Origin Agritech Receives a $35 Million Order from Muyuan Foods

Origin Agritech Ltd., an agriculture technology company, announced today that the company has received an order for its hybrid corn worth RMB240 million, or roughly $35 million, from Muyuan Foods. Muyuan Foods is a publicly traded company on the Shenzhen…

A Survey Conducted by NGO Sinergia Animal Shows that 70% of Companies are Transitioning to Cage-Free Egg supply Chains

A new report just released by the international NGO Sinergia Animal has surveyed more than fifty food companies and highlights that 70% of them (thirty-five) are already phasing out the use of eggs produced in battery cages—a farming method that…

Sunway XFarms to Launch Largest Indoor Vertical Farm in Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Sunway XFarms, a Malaysia based agritech company, will launch Kuala Lumpur city centre’s largest indoor vertical farm in the third quarter of 2022. The urban farm will occupy three floors spanning 37,000 square-feet in Sunway Tower. The farm is expected…

Greenlabs Signs an MOU with APEC Climate Center on Climate Change in Agriculture

Korea’s biggest AgTech startup Greenlabs (CEO Ahn Dong-Hyun) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with APCC (APEC Climate Center) at the Greenlabs’ headquarter in Seoul on May 3, 2022. This is the first time for APCC to sign a business agreement with a…

Durian Projects Announces the Opening of Its New Office in Johor, Malaysia

Durian Projects Group Sdn. Bhd. (“Durian Projects”) today announced the official opening of its new office in Kulai, Johor in Malaysia. The office based near the company’s durian plantations in Kulai, becomes the plantations operational base and will welcome visiting…

Origin Agritech Establishes New Subsidiary to Expand Its Nutrition Enhanced Corn Production

Origin Agritech Ltd., an agriculture technology company, announced today that the company established a new subsidiary in Hainan island to expand the capacity of nutrition enhanced corn production. The new wholly owned subsidiary in Hainan province will focus on nutrition…

Scoular Opens Fishmeal Facility in Myanmar

Scoular, one of the largest and most diverse fishmeal and fish oil merchandisers in the world, recently opened a new fishmeal facility in Myanmar. The facility will provide a hub for high-quality, consistent product and just-in-time shipment to Asian feed…

Governments and Universities Are Using Vertical Farms to Fight Food Inequity

Advanced Container Technologies, Inc., said that governments and universities are now promoting vertical farming as a way to combat food insecurity and inequities. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says vertical farming “is no longer a futuristic concept.” The…

Global Agribusiness Innovators Unite to Launch Agtech Powerhouse, EverAg

Dairy.com, ever.ag, and EFC Systems, have come together to form EverAg, a company dedicated to empowering agriculture, food and beverage supply chains to feed a growing world. In addition to combining decades of proven experience, the merger unites supply chain,…