Singapore's budding start-ups: Producing food-grade protein in a resource crunch

Mr Eugene Wang shared that the market for plant-based liquids is more accessible than the one for meat alternatives.
Mr Eugene Wang shared that the market for plant-based liquids is more accessible than the one for meat alternatives.PHOTO: AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH

SINGAPORE - Sophie's Bionutrients, a Singapore-based start-up, has been working on plant-based protein flours that can be used to make milk alternatives or energy beverages.

Its co-founder and chief executive Eugene Wang, 51, shared that the market for plant-based liquids is more accessible than the one for meat alternatives, given that plant-based milk does not require the same extensive research and development that meat-like products do.

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