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Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia returns for its second year

The Expo will take place 31 October until 2 November, 2023, at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore. (Image Source: Agri-Food Expo)

Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia, (AFTEA), Asia’s sole exhibiting platform for agri-food technology, returns for its second edition this year from 31 October to 2 November at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre

Organised by Constellar, AFTEA is a key participating event of the Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW), where it aims to inspire efficiencies in urban food production through the extensive showcase of agri-tech solutions and technologies with almost 200 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions.

This year’s edition will be 30% bigger in exhibition space and will new exhibitors has increased by 75%, including representatives from Australia, Bhutan, Spain, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, New Caledonia, Philippines and Tahiti.

Paul Lee, chief executive of Markets, Constellar, said, “Building food resilience and security in Asia is a collective responsibility. As the region collectively accelerates net zero ambitions, Constellar is proud to drive change in Asia’s food production systems through a focused platform like Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia for Asia’s agriculture sectors.

“The Expo plays a pivotal role in catalysing the development of the region’s agri-tech ecosystem, by convening key players and decision makers from around the world to explore ideas, solutions and technologies. We hope this continues to spur innovation that strengthens industry capacity and capabilities, as we build a food secure Asia for future generations.”

Some of the key highlights of AFTEA 2023 include the Agri-Food Tech Change Makers Pavilion, where nearly 40 start-ups from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Thailand will pitch their solutions and services to investors; the Lim Chu Kang Agri-Food Hug Showcase where visitors will be treated to an overview of Singapore’s flagship agri-food production hub of the future; the World’s First Cultivated Meat Pavilion where multiple partners will showcase their alternative protein production and products; and the Founder’s Hub which will be focused on supporting start-up businesses by providing a safe space for them to pitch to exhibitors from the Cultivated Meat Pavilion, Canada and the UK.

Registration for the event is available here.