Asia Sustainable Foods Platform and CREMER Joint Venture’s First Contract Manufacturing Facility brings Alternative Protein Closer to Asian Consumers
From left to right: Mr Marcel Strassburg (Head of New Ventures and M&A of Cremer Group), Dr Claus Georg Nette (Chairman of CREMER Group), Ms Low Yen Ling (Minister of State for Trade and Industry), Mr Pradeep Pant (Chairman of Asia Sustainable Foods Platform), Mr Mathys Boeren (CEO of Asia Sustainable Foods Platform), Mr Damian Chan (Executive Vice President of the Economic Development Board).
About Asia Sustainable Foods Platform
The Asia Sustainable Foods Platform, a wholly‐owned company of Temasek, aims to accelerate the commercialisation of sustainable foods in Asia, by being the go‐to solutions provider to FoodTechs at every stage of their growth cycle.
ASF aims to drive greater adoption of alternative protein by enabling better taste, texture, affordability, nutrition and sustainability. ASF provides solutions and support to aspiring FoodTechs at each stage of their growth cycle, from product development, launch and commercial scale‐up by playing 3 key roles:
1. An Enabler, providing FoodTechs R&D and pilot‐scale capabilities to accelerate product development and commercialisation;
2. An Operator, with manufacturing and commercial capabilities to empower FoodTechs to rapidly scale up their presence across Asia; and
3. Finally, as an Investor of capital towards FoodTechs with a strategic relationship to ASF.
CREMER was founded in 1946 by Peter Cremer. Today, in its third generation of family ownership, the company has grown to become an established German multinational with a long‐standing history of success in trade, logistics and industry. With over 2,000 employees in over 60 companies and holdings, CREMER is active on all continents.
In recent years, recognising the growing market for healthy and sustainable food products, CREMER embarked on a growth strategy in the plant‐based protein segment. The company has now committed investments into plant‐based contract manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe and Asia, and is well‐equipped to help clients in the plant‐based space with their various contract manufacturing needs.
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