Malaysia Launches QR Code to Trace Origins of Imported Beef

Malaysia Launches QR Code to Trace Origins of Imported Beef

The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM), which is the agency responsible for overseas halal certification in Malaysia, has released a draft of the Malaysia Procedure for the Recognition of Foreign Halal Certification Bodies (FHCB) 2021, as a measure to...
Opportunities for High Tech Shrimp Farming in Vietnam

Opportunities for High Tech Shrimp Farming in Vietnam

High tech shrimp farming is gaining traction in Vietnam. For instance, the province of Bac Lieu, in the Mekong Delta, recently revealed plans to expand super – intensive shrimp farming. The province is one of the Vietnam’s key areas for the farming of shrimp,...
Singapore’s Sky Urban Solutions Launches Micro-Farming Solutions

Singapore’s Sky Urban Solutions Launches Micro-Farming Solutions

Singapore’s first commercialized vertical farm company Sky Urban Solutions has launched a new micro-farming system that combines aquaculture, vertical vegetable farming, and customizable spaces for storage. The company uses minimal land, water and energy...
Bayer Builds a Vegetable Farm in Laguna

Bayer Builds a Vegetable Farm in Laguna

German pharmaceutical and agricultural firm Bayer has built a second vegetable farm in the Philippines in line with its push for sustainable farming. Situated beside Southville 7 in Barangay Dayap in Calauan, Laguna, the 2,200-square meter farm is intended to support...
CP Foods Partners with Chiang Mai University for Insect-based Protein

CP Foods Partners with Chiang Mai University for Insect-based Protein

Agro-industrial and food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chiang Mai University to develop insect-based protein from black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens). According to Dr. Pairat Srichana, Senior...
Vietnam Enhances Agrifood Sector Competitiveness

Vietnam Enhances Agrifood Sector Competitiveness

Vietnam’s agricultural products are benefiting from the country’s increasing integration into global value chains. However, industry experts highlight how the sector has yet to develop modern production methods due to its small scale and lack of technology...
Nestlé Partners with Kyochon To Roll-Out Meat-Free Menu in Malaysia

Nestlé Partners with Kyochon To Roll-Out Meat-Free Menu in Malaysia

World’s largest food and beverage manufacturer, Nestlé has partnered with South Korea’s leading fried chicken brand, KyoChon to introduce a meat-free menu via its all-new Harvest Gourmet plant-based range in Malaysia. This marks the companies’ expansion into the...