TECH NEED

Plant Based Ingredients With Broad Applicability

KEY INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY:
Foods - Ingredients
TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL):
LOCATION:
Singapore
ID NUMBER:
TN174407

Background/Description

The company is looking for clean label, plant-based ingredients with authentic credentials on taste, texture and appearance (for example - fruit and vegetables, grains and seeds legumes, beans, roots, super fruits). They believed that plant-based ingredient has huge opportunities to be unlocked from nature’s pure, goodness that can give pleasureable taste and maximum health value. 

We are interested in

  1. Ingredients that are plant-based or plant-derived, or sustainable and/ or are upcycled & have a positive impact on the environment
  2. Technologies that help preserve the wholesome, natural benefits of these ingredients

Technology Specification

  • High quality nutritional value and properties
  • Consumer friendly label
  • Consumer acceptable colour, taste and texture
  • Preference will be for commercially available / ready to deploy solutions

POSSIBLE APPROACHES

  • New processing technologies that can maintain the integrity of fruits and vegetables (nutritional value & color)
  • Fruit or vegetable fillings with real fruit or vegetable pieces
  • Dried/ ambient stable fruits or vegetables, purees, pieces or powders
  • Neutral flavoured legume sources
  • Unique grain processing technologies (example puffed, sprouted, extruded, grits, crisps)
  • Upcycled ingredients
  • Ingredients that are more sustainable than their traditional counterparts

WHAT WE ARE NOT INTERESTED IN

  • Genetically modified ingredients
  • E-numbers

Preferred Business Model

  • Licensing
  • Others
  • R&D Collaboration
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