CONNECTING FOOD, harnesses blockchain technology to improve food security, reduce wastage and reinforce consumer trust in our food systems. Connecting Food leverages industry expertise to map food supply chains, improve end-to-end traceability and showcase value chain data via a QR code and WebApp, bringing trust through transparency to consumers.
Revealing the winner of the Innovation Challenge at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit in Singapore were judges from CPF and Cargill:
- Xiuling Guo, Managing Director, Edible Oils, CARGILL, SINGAPORE
- Francesca Kleemans, Managing Director, Cocoa and Chocolate, CARGILL, SINGAPORE
- Lalana Thiranusornkij, SVP – Head of Innovation and New Product Development, CPF, THAILAND
- Peemdej Utsahajit, Assistant Vice President, Development and Coordination of Research Activities, CPF, THAILAND
Commenting on the reasons for the winning choice, Lalana Thiranusornkij, SVP – Head of Innovation & NPD at CPF said: “All three of our finalists are truly amazing, full of passion and energy in addressing the taste and texture of alternative-protein products and this is the most important issue for companies to be able to deliver to their consumers. What was even more difficult was to select the winner! I’m proud to announce the winner being “Lypid”. A start-up that addresses “Fat” which is key to making plant based meats taste like meat! We feel that working with Lypid will speed up our development and improve our existing products to be even healthier and tastier.”