Deep Dive: An industry working to ensure Singapore doesn’t go hungry


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When Malaysia, one of Singapore’s top sources for food products, announced a nationwide lockdown in early March, Singaporeans went on panic-buying sprees, cleaning out grocery store shelves because they feared the country’s supplies would soon run out.

In response to the situation, players in the agritech scene have ramped up production to make Singapore less import-reliant and more self-sufficient.

Tech in Asia’s Joseph Gan looks into the recent activities of some agritech startups and discusses how much of an impact they’ve had on the city-state’s food supply chain.

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