Agri-Tech Asia: These 9 Sustainable Startups Are Fixing Our Food Systems

At the upcoming Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit taking place virtually November 18-20 this year, nine exciting Asia-based startups will be pitching their sustainable technologies that will help build up our food system’s resilience to crises in the post-pandemic world.

Farmers' joy: a peach 30 Yuan, a barrel of peaches 400, a tree peach 3000

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Meiqing peach garden, located in Wendeng, Shandong Province, has brought a new season of maturity. According to Mei Qing, the owner of the garden said: golden autumn red honey is in short supply this year. A peach can be sold for up to 30 yuan, and the lowest can also be sold for 6 yuan. On average, a five-year-old peach tree can sell for two or three thousand yuan. The joy of 400 yuan per barrel of peaches also fully reflects the farmers' expectation of a bumper harvest.

Agri-tech R&D partnership Smart Agro plans TASE IPO

The first R&D partnership on the TASE plans to raise NIS 25 million and is investing $2 million in enhanced genetics seed company CanBreed.

New agri-tech challenge offers £5,000 cash prize

A new agri-tech competition, the Digging for Innovation Challenge, has been launched with a £5000 cash prize.

100 supermarkets in Singapore start selling artificial meat! invested by Li Ka Shing and Temasek~

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Huolongmei went to visit the FairPrice supermarket in Singapore yesterday and saw a pack of ground beef with nice green packaging.

However, when I saw the price list, I was so scared that my soul was out of my mind. It costs S$16.9 for 340 grams. A high-grade steak is not as expensive as it is! It turns out that this is the famous Impossible artificial meat!

Impossible Foods Launches Retail At 200 Stores In Hong Kong & Singapore

During an exclusive virtual media conference held today (October 20), which featured the food tech’s senior executives attended by Green Queen, Impossible Foods officially announced the first retail launch of its plant-based products in Asia.

The Livekindly Co. raises further $135m in new funding round

Plant-based food firm The Livekindly Co. (also known as the Livekindly Collective) has raised $135 million in a new funding round led by Blue Horizon Corporation.

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices supported by China buying, India production fall

Sri Lanka tea prices showed a marginal appreciation amid a dip in Indian production due to the Coronavirus pandemic, along with Chinese and some winter buying from Russia, brokers said.

Chinese market more “on our radar,” says Brazilian coffee exporter

Brazil’s coffee industry, the world’s No. 1 producer and exporter of the bean, is drumming up business in China’s traditionally tea-drinking market, president of the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council (Cecafe), Nelson Carvalhaes, said.

Interview: Sri Lanka to gain from Chinese trade, investment, says diplomat

Sri Lanka stands to gain from greater Chinese trade and investment, a Sri Lankan diplomat has said. Sri Lankan exporters should particularly take advantage of the annual China International Import Expo set to open next month to boost exports, Palitha Kohona, Sri Lanka's ambassador-designate to China, told Xinhua in a recent interview.