Singapore’s food tech startups are serving up lab-grown milk and ‘fake’ shrimp dumplings

More Singapore start-ups are creating edible products from natural ingredients and cell culture technology in an effort to boost national self-sufficiency.
Such ventures are considered a win-win solution for Singapore, as they can reduce the island-nation’s import bill as well as its carbon footprint.
Widespread government support makes Singapore an ideal market for alternative protein companies, industry players say.


Start-ups are introducing plant-based and lab-grown food products to boost self-sufficiency and reduce Singapore’s food security concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.