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Creating a clear path to market

Novel proteins have many benefits for people, the planet, and animals, but in order to maximise their potential in the global market, clear and efficient regulatory pathways are essential.

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Learn what Singapore is doing right and how the city-state’s groundbreaking policies on novel foods are laying the groundwork for a future-proof food system.

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Take a closer look at how forward-thinking nations throughout Asia and the world are making moves to bring the future of meat to today’s consumers.  

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Public research funding

Government support accelerates the research and development of alternative proteins and grows the entire ecosystem. Public support for open research and innovation can also drive economic growth and strengthen food security across Asia Pacific.  

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How governments are supporting sustainable protein research in APAC

Cultivated meat LCA and TEA: Policy recommendations

Government support accelerates the research and development of alternative proteins and grows the entire ecosystem. Public support for open research and innovation can also drive economic growth and strengthen food security across Asia Pacific.  

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Innovation priorities

Explore commercial whitespaces, research gaps, technological needs, and investment priorities at each stage of the alt protein value chain.

Alternative protein ecosystem database

This directory of ingredient and equipment suppliers, pilot plants, consultants, and other critical entities illustrates what it takes to effectively build an alt protein ecosystem. 

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Meet our policy expert

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Shuli Goh

POLICY SPECIALIST

Shuli is GFI’s Policy Specialist for the APAC region. Shuli leverages her expertise in geopolitical analysis to develop impactful policies that drive engagement and support for alternative proteins. Prior to joining GFI, she provided strategic geopolitical reads to the Singapore government and spearheaded initiatives to improve animal welfare. She holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a BA (Hons) in Political Science from the National University of Singapore.

Shuli lives in Singapore.

Policy news

Leading APAC Cellular Agriculture Stakeholders Announce Historic Agreement in Singapore

A wide range of terms has been used to describe food products grown directly from animal cells. But now, a…

How Governments Are Supporting Sustainable Protein Research in APAC

Governments are beginning to invest in alternative protein research to meet national policy goals.

Novel Food Regulations Around the World

A strong regulatory framework is critical to further advance the sector and maximise its potential to improve food security.

Spotlight: Singapore Food Agency’s Regulatory Leadership

When it comes to novel food regulations, SFA is in a league of its own.

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The Staggering Production Scale of Plant-Based Meat’s Future

In recent years, consumer demand for plant-based protein has often outpaced the industry’s supply chain capabilities. Failure to meet industry…

MAPPED: Singapore’s Plant-Based Meat B2B Ecosystem 

A first-of-its-kind database from GFI APAC provides a broad view of the B2B ecosystem for plant-based meat production in Singapore.

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Asia’s Top University Offers Graduate-Level Module on Alternative Proteins

Teaching the science of making meat from plants and cultivating it from cells means empowering students with the skills necessary…

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Look Closer: China is Quietly Making Moves on Cultivated Meat

New evidence suggests that Chinese leaders understand the massive benefits of making meat from plants and growing it directly from…