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Listen in to fascinating discussions with speakers at the summit, from exciting start-up innovators to major global brands. This series of three podcasts covers core topics from the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week agenda. Click on the links below to go to the Podcasts page.
Presented in partnership with AgFunder News, the session covers breakthrough technologies in cellbased meats, aquaculture and vertical farming, critical to meeting Singpore's food security target of 30% self-sufficiency in fresh produce and proteins by 2030. We also took the opportunity to ask these entrepreneurs about the start-up community and growing innovation hub in Singapore.
As pressure mounts on farmers to increase the volume, quality and safety of outputs while using fewer resources, reducing waste and impact on the environment, new digital technologies will be critical to delivering swift, sustainable change in a region still heavily reliant on a manual workforce and traditional farming processes. This edition looks at the opportunities and benefits offered by digital agtech, plus the challenges to overcome for widespread adoption in Asia.
With the rise of convenience foods and snacking, a new wave of healthy ingredients and products are needed to combat diabetes and obesity in the region. From healthier alternatives to sugar and sugar replacements, fortification of staple foods, to specialty foods that tackle specific health challenges such as senior wellness and cognitive health, the challenge is to create foods that promote health while retaining convenience, flavour, texture and affordability for the Asian consumer.
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