HerbYvore's new vegan cheese range developed in Singapore

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Products & Launches

Agrocorp International Launches Singapore’s First Locally Produced Vegan Cheese

Agrocorp International, a Singapore-based global agrifood supplier and parent company of the plant-based brand HerbYvore, has launched HerbY-Cheese — the first vegan cheese range developed in Singapore that mimics dairy cheese. In 2021, Agrocorp launched its HerbYvore brand in Singapore, debuting a vegan paneer made with pea protein processed at the company’s Canadian factory. Now, as part of Singapore’s “30 by 30” goals to produce local sustainable foods, Agrocorp received support from the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Enterprise Singapore to develop the new products. The cheeses were produced and tested at SIT’s subsidiary, FoodPlant, to carry out small-batch production for pilot testing of local markets before large-scale manufacturing begins, reports Straits Times.  The new range — Just Like Parme, HerbY-Cheese Mozzarella, and HerbY-Cheese Cheddar …


Japanese dairy giant Megmilk forms JV with Agrocorp to build pea protein facility in Malaysia

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Japanese Dairy Giant Megmilk and Agrocorp Partner to Open Pea Protein Plant in Malaysia

Japan’s dairy giant Megmilk Snow Brand has partnered with Agrocorp International, a Singapore-based global agrifood supplier, to produce and distribute plant-based ingredients to accelerate the shift toward sustainable food production in Asia.  The two APAC companies established a joint venture (JV) to open a factory in Malaysia to produce pea protein and starch isolates for the region’s plant-based F&B manufacturing sector. Agrocorp will contribute 51% and Megmilk 49% in the total $21 million investment in the JV.  “We are excited to partner with Megmilk Snow Brand, one of the largest dairy companies in Japan, to further our capabilities downstream in the plant protein extraction business,” commented Vishal Vijay, director of strategic investments at Agrocorp International. Growing demand in Asia The partnership will leverage the strengths of both …