11 Jul '18, 11am

Sustainable packaging and ingredients under the spotlight in Singapore.

The summit, ​ on September 4 and 5, opens with a discussion of some of the pressing sustainability issues facing the Asian food industry. Urban migration has given the continent nine of the 10 most populated cities in the world. Food security is a growing concern, with many sections of the population having limited access to nutritious food. The role of sustainable agriculture in addressing food security & poverty will be discussed. Dato’ Joel Low, CEO of Agrivo International, will explore the solutions provided by urban farming. Mitchell Leow from Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) will show how one of the largest breweries in Asia is addressing its water impacts. Its ‘Brewing A Better World’ initiative aims to reduce water consumption by a quarter, carbon emissions by 40%, and source raw materials from sustainable sources. The Swiss multinational Nestle will also give details ...

Full article: https://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/Article/2018/07/11/Sus...

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