πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬ 10 Singaporean FoodTech startups to watch in 2021

πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬ 10 Singaporean FoodTech startups to watch in 2021

By
Daniel S. Ruben
December 16, 2020

Singapore is investing heavily to expand its FoodTech and AgTech ecosystem, and improve local food security. The country already boasts an impressive number of startups in e.g. biotech, alternative proteins, and vertical farming. Below are some of the most exciting FoodTech startups coming out of the Little Red Dot, worth keeping an eye on.

Here are 10 Singapore startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 30 companies further down)

‍

🦐 Shiok Meats - Developing cell-based seafood and meat.

Funding: $20.4M

‍

πŸ› Nutrition Technologies - Manufacturing insect protein and oil for the animal feed and pet food sectors

Funding: $9M

πŸ₯› TurtleTree Labs - Using biotech to recreate the full composition, functionality and taste of milk.

Funding: $3.2M

🍬 Nutrition Innovation - Empowering global mills and refineries to produce raw low GI sugar as a replacement or reduction for white refined sugar

Funding: $5M

πŸ“±abillionVeg - App to help consumers make more sustainable choices, including food.

Funding: $5.6M ‍

‍πŸͺ Trax Retail - Computer vision-based inventory management systems for retail stores incl. grocers

Funding: $386M

🀝 Zeemart Online marketplace matching foodservice buyers with food suppliers

Funding: $5.2M

🐟 Umami Meats - B2B technology provider of a low-cost growth medium, and cell lines, for the cell-based seafood ecosystem

Funding: Currently raising $1.5M

β€πŸ’‘AI Palette - Enabling FMCG companies to create the next big FMCG (CPG) hits by using AI and machine learning.

Funding: $1.1M

πŸ₯¬ VertiVegies - Indoor vertical farming company

Funding: N/A



‍

Bonus - 30+ others to know πŸ‘€

30 other foodtech companies from Singapore worth watching: ‍

πŸ₯¬ Invertigro Vertical indoor farming company

🍞 CRUST Group Turns surplus ingredients like bread and fruit peels into beverages (e.g. beer) and other products

πŸ… Sustenir Agriculture Vertical farm startup growing fresh produce

☁ Grain Singapore Cloud kitchen startup

πŸ₯š Float Foods Plant-based foods startup that e.g. developed the OnlyEg

🍴TiffinLabs Virtual restaurant brand operator

🌱 Life3 Biotech Biotech company developing sustainable foods, e.g. plant-based alternative Veego

🐜 AIFS (Asia Insect Farm Solutions) Automated farming of crickets and Black Soldier Flies, that become inputs to the Ag/Food industry

🦾 ComCrop Rooftop farming company

🐝 Honestbee Online concierge grocery delivery service

πŸ”Ž Burpple Community-driven food discovery platform

🐟 Akualogix Vertical farming solution for aquaculture

πŸ₯© Gaiafoods Cell-based red meats startup‍

🧫 Ants Innovate Developing cell-based whole meat cuts

🌿 Sophie’s BioNutrients Extracting protein from microalgae

πŸ§ͺ NamZ Using biosciences and life sciences to create natural food, beverage and cosmetic ingredients that are sustainably produced

🍚 Alchemy FoodTech Using R&D to advance food innovations that fight diabetes and other chronic diseases.

πŸ“ Singrow Vertical farming company developing new growing solutions to enable fresh fruit production (such as strawberries) at affordable prices

πŸ₯Ÿ Karana Asian comfort foods made from whole plants.

🧫 Cellivate Technologies Accelerates cell growth, which could revolutionize the future of food

πŸ– FYTO FOODS Developing plant-based meats that look and taste real

🌱 Angie’s Tempeh Plant-based protein tempeh

πŸ— PHUTURE Foods Developing plant-based meats

πŸ– SingCell Process developer and contract manufacturer for cell based meat companies

🍜 WhatIF Foods Healthy noodles, soups and shakes

πŸ† Confetti Snacks Turns upcycled ugly produce into veggie snacks Β 

🌱 Growthwell Group Plant-based protein company

πŸ₯Ό Hoow Foods Deeptech food science company that reformulates food to make it healthier

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Singapore is investing heavily to expand its FoodTech and AgTech ecosystem, and improve local food security. The country already boasts an impressive number of startups in e.g. biotech, alternative proteins, and vertical farming. Below are some of the most exciting FoodTech startups coming out of the Little Red Dot, worth keeping an eye on.

Here are 10 Singapore startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 30 companies further down)

‍

🦐 Shiok Meats - Developing cell-based seafood and meat.

Funding: $20.4M

‍

πŸ› Nutrition Technologies - Manufacturing insect protein and oil for the animal feed and pet food sectors

Funding: $9M

πŸ₯› TurtleTree Labs - Using biotech to recreate the full composition, functionality and taste of milk.

Funding: $3.2M

🍬 Nutrition Innovation - Empowering global mills and refineries to produce raw low GI sugar as a replacement or reduction for white refined sugar

Funding: $5M

πŸ“±abillionVeg - App to help consumers make more sustainable choices, including food.

Funding: $5.6M ‍

‍πŸͺ Trax Retail - Computer vision-based inventory management systems for retail stores incl. grocers

Funding: $386M

🀝 Zeemart Online marketplace matching foodservice buyers with food suppliers

Funding: $5.2M

🐟 Umami Meats - B2B technology provider of a low-cost growth medium, and cell lines, for the cell-based seafood ecosystem

Funding: Currently raising $1.5M

β€πŸ’‘AI Palette - Enabling FMCG companies to create the next big FMCG (CPG) hits by using AI and machine learning.

Funding: $1.1M

πŸ₯¬ VertiVegies - Indoor vertical farming company

Funding: N/A



‍

Bonus - 30+ others to know πŸ‘€

30 other foodtech companies from Singapore worth watching: ‍

πŸ₯¬ Invertigro Vertical indoor farming company

🍞 CRUST Group Turns surplus ingredients like bread and fruit peels into beverages (e.g. beer) and other products

πŸ… Sustenir Agriculture Vertical farm startup growing fresh produce

☁ Grain Singapore Cloud kitchen startup

πŸ₯š Float Foods Plant-based foods startup that e.g. developed the OnlyEg

🍴TiffinLabs Virtual restaurant brand operator

🌱 Life3 Biotech Biotech company developing sustainable foods, e.g. plant-based alternative Veego

🐜 AIFS (Asia Insect Farm Solutions) Automated farming of crickets and Black Soldier Flies, that become inputs to the Ag/Food industry

🦾 ComCrop Rooftop farming company

🐝 Honestbee Online concierge grocery delivery service

πŸ”Ž Burpple Community-driven food discovery platform

🐟 Akualogix Vertical farming solution for aquaculture

πŸ₯© Gaiafoods Cell-based red meats startup‍

🧫 Ants Innovate Developing cell-based whole meat cuts

🌿 Sophie’s BioNutrients Extracting protein from microalgae

πŸ§ͺ NamZ Using biosciences and life sciences to create natural food, beverage and cosmetic ingredients that are sustainably produced

🍚 Alchemy FoodTech Using R&D to advance food innovations that fight diabetes and other chronic diseases.

πŸ“ Singrow Vertical farming company developing new growing solutions to enable fresh fruit production (such as strawberries) at affordable prices

πŸ₯Ÿ Karana Asian comfort foods made from whole plants.

🧫 Cellivate Technologies Accelerates cell growth, which could revolutionize the future of food

πŸ– FYTO FOODS Developing plant-based meats that look and taste real

🌱 Angie’s Tempeh Plant-based protein tempeh

πŸ— PHUTURE Foods Developing plant-based meats

πŸ– SingCell Process developer and contract manufacturer for cell based meat companies

🍜 WhatIF Foods Healthy noodles, soups and shakes

πŸ† Confetti Snacks Turns upcycled ugly produce into veggie snacks Β 

🌱 Growthwell Group Plant-based protein company

πŸ₯Ό Hoow Foods Deeptech food science company that reformulates food to make it healthier

Become a FoodHack+ member to get unlimited access

  • Access premium publications
  • Get listed on our directory
  • Join a Global Community

Singapore is investing heavily to expand its FoodTech and AgTech ecosystem, and improve local food security. The country already boasts an impressive number of startups in e.g. biotech, alternative proteins, and vertical farming. Below are some of the most exciting FoodTech startups coming out of the Little Red Dot, worth keeping an eye on.

Here are 10 Singapore startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 30 companies further down)

‍

🦐 Shiok Meats - Developing cell-based seafood and meat.

Funding: $20.4M

‍

πŸ› Nutrition Technologies - Manufacturing insect protein and oil for the animal feed and pet food sectors

Funding: $9M

πŸ₯› TurtleTree Labs - Using biotech to recreate the full composition, functionality and taste of milk.

Funding: $3.2M

🍬 Nutrition Innovation - Empowering global mills and refineries to produce raw low GI sugar as a replacement or reduction for white refined sugar

Funding: $5M

πŸ“±abillionVeg - App to help consumers make more sustainable choices, including food.

Funding: $5.6M ‍

‍πŸͺ Trax Retail - Computer vision-based inventory management systems for retail stores incl. grocers

Funding: $386M

🀝 Zeemart Online marketplace matching foodservice buyers with food suppliers

Funding: $5.2M

🐟 Umami Meats - B2B technology provider of a low-cost growth medium, and cell lines, for the cell-based seafood ecosystem

Funding: Currently raising $1.5M

β€πŸ’‘AI Palette - Enabling FMCG companies to create the next big FMCG (CPG) hits by using AI and machine learning.

Funding: $1.1M

πŸ₯¬ VertiVegies - Indoor vertical farming company

Funding: N/A



‍

Bonus - 30+ others to know πŸ‘€

30 other foodtech companies from Singapore worth watching: ‍

πŸ₯¬ Invertigro Vertical indoor farming company

🍞 CRUST Group Turns surplus ingredients like bread and fruit peels into beverages (e.g. beer) and other products

πŸ… Sustenir Agriculture Vertical farm startup growing fresh produce

☁ Grain Singapore Cloud kitchen startup

πŸ₯š Float Foods Plant-based foods startup that e.g. developed the OnlyEg

🍴TiffinLabs Virtual restaurant brand operator

🌱 Life3 Biotech Biotech company developing sustainable foods, e.g. plant-based alternative Veego

🐜 AIFS (Asia Insect Farm Solutions) Automated farming of crickets and Black Soldier Flies, that become inputs to the Ag/Food industry

🦾 ComCrop Rooftop farming company

🐝 Honestbee Online concierge grocery delivery service

πŸ”Ž Burpple Community-driven food discovery platform

🐟 Akualogix Vertical farming solution for aquaculture

πŸ₯© Gaiafoods Cell-based red meats startup‍

🧫 Ants Innovate Developing cell-based whole meat cuts

🌿 Sophie’s BioNutrients Extracting protein from microalgae

πŸ§ͺ NamZ Using biosciences and life sciences to create natural food, beverage and cosmetic ingredients that are sustainably produced

🍚 Alchemy FoodTech Using R&D to advance food innovations that fight diabetes and other chronic diseases.

πŸ“ Singrow Vertical farming company developing new growing solutions to enable fresh fruit production (such as strawberries) at affordable prices

πŸ₯Ÿ Karana Asian comfort foods made from whole plants.

🧫 Cellivate Technologies Accelerates cell growth, which could revolutionize the future of food

πŸ– FYTO FOODS Developing plant-based meats that look and taste real

🌱 Angie’s Tempeh Plant-based protein tempeh

πŸ— PHUTURE Foods Developing plant-based meats

πŸ– SingCell Process developer and contract manufacturer for cell based meat companies

🍜 WhatIF Foods Healthy noodles, soups and shakes

πŸ† Confetti Snacks Turns upcycled ugly produce into veggie snacks Β 

🌱 Growthwell Group Plant-based protein company

πŸ₯Ό Hoow Foods Deeptech food science company that reformulates food to make it healthier

Singapore is investing heavily to expand its FoodTech and AgTech ecosystem, and improve local food security. The country already boasts an impressive number of startups in e.g. biotech, alternative proteins, and vertical farming. Below are some of the most exciting FoodTech startups coming out of the Little Red Dot, worth keeping an eye on.

Here are 10 Singapore startups that stood out this year (Plus a bonus 30 companies further down)

‍

🦐 Shiok Meats - Developing cell-based seafood and meat.

Funding: $20.4M

‍

πŸ› Nutrition Technologies - Manufacturing insect protein and oil for the animal feed and pet food sectors

Funding: $9M

πŸ₯› TurtleTree Labs - Using biotech to recreate the full composition, functionality and taste of milk.

Funding: $3.2M

🍬 Nutrition Innovation - Empowering global mills and refineries to produce raw low GI sugar as a replacement or reduction for white refined sugar

Funding: $5M

πŸ“±abillionVeg - App to help consumers make more sustainable choices, including food.

Funding: $5.6M ‍

‍πŸͺ Trax Retail - Computer vision-based inventory management systems for retail stores incl. grocers

Funding: $386M

🀝 Zeemart Online marketplace matching foodservice buyers with food suppliers

Funding: $5.2M

🐟 Umami Meats - B2B technology provider of a low-cost growth medium, and cell lines, for the cell-based seafood ecosystem

Funding: Currently raising $1.5M

β€πŸ’‘AI Palette - Enabling FMCG companies to create the next big FMCG (CPG) hits by using AI and machine learning.

Funding: $1.1M

πŸ₯¬ VertiVegies - Indoor vertical farming company

Funding: N/A



‍

Bonus - 30+ others to know πŸ‘€

30 other foodtech companies from Singapore worth watching: ‍

πŸ₯¬ Invertigro Vertical indoor farming company

🍞 CRUST Group Turns surplus ingredients like bread and fruit peels into beverages (e.g. beer) and other products

πŸ… Sustenir Agriculture Vertical farm startup growing fresh produce

☁ Grain Singapore Cloud kitchen startup

πŸ₯š Float Foods Plant-based foods startup that e.g. developed the OnlyEg

🍴TiffinLabs Virtual restaurant brand operator

🌱 Life3 Biotech Biotech company developing sustainable foods, e.g. plant-based alternative Veego

🐜 AIFS (Asia Insect Farm Solutions) Automated farming of crickets and Black Soldier Flies, that become inputs to the Ag/Food industry

🦾 ComCrop Rooftop farming company

🐝 Honestbee Online concierge grocery delivery service

πŸ”Ž Burpple Community-driven food discovery platform

🐟 Akualogix Vertical farming solution for aquaculture

πŸ₯© Gaiafoods Cell-based red meats startup‍

🧫 Ants Innovate Developing cell-based whole meat cuts

🌿 Sophie’s BioNutrients Extracting protein from microalgae

πŸ§ͺ NamZ Using biosciences and life sciences to create natural food, beverage and cosmetic ingredients that are sustainably produced

🍚 Alchemy FoodTech Using R&D to advance food innovations that fight diabetes and other chronic diseases.

πŸ“ Singrow Vertical farming company developing new growing solutions to enable fresh fruit production (such as strawberries) at affordable prices

πŸ₯Ÿ Karana Asian comfort foods made from whole plants.

🧫 Cellivate Technologies Accelerates cell growth, which could revolutionize the future of food

πŸ– FYTO FOODS Developing plant-based meats that look and taste real

🌱 Angie’s Tempeh Plant-based protein tempeh

πŸ— PHUTURE Foods Developing plant-based meats

πŸ– SingCell Process developer and contract manufacturer for cell based meat companies

🍜 WhatIF Foods Healthy noodles, soups and shakes

πŸ† Confetti Snacks Turns upcycled ugly produce into veggie snacks Β 

🌱 Growthwell Group Plant-based protein company

πŸ₯Ό Hoow Foods Deeptech food science company that reformulates food to make it healthier