Leslie and Lisa visit Seng Choon Egg Farm – A RedMart Supplier Story
EGGS! They are one of the most versatile, delicious, and nutritious cooking ingredients which we all take for granted. You probably won’t give it a second thought until there is a shortage of it like what happened during the Malaysian egg ban of 2004. Suddenly, your char kway teow and Hokkien mee doesn’t taste right, […]
Red Dot Farm : High Tech Veggie Farm – a RedMart Supplier story
Growing veggies is hardly the type of thing that you’d expect an IT professional to get into but that is precisely what David Tan and Daniel Wong are doing at Red Dot Farm. By using the Internet of things (IoT), big data and other technologies, they are increasing the yield of everyday vegetables like […]
BluCurrent Smart Fish Farm – A RedMart Supplier Story
Singapore has set the ambitious goal of producing 30% of our nutritional needs locally by 2030. Locally produced vegetables, eggs and fish currently account for less than 10% of our nation’s food. In 2019, Singapore produced 4700 tonnes of food fish from 122 licensed farms which is about 10% of our annual consumption of fish. […]
Advertorial You have probably come across Sakura Chicken and Cordyceps chicken at the supermarkets before right? Ever wondered where these chickens come from and what makes them different? To find out, I visited the Kee Song brothers’ farms in Johor to learn about their cutting edge technology in chicken farming. In 2005, Kee Song brothers […]
Oh’ Farms: Support Local Farms, Look for the GAP-VF logo!
Food security is a major issue for Singapore. Most of us probably don't think much about it because we haven't had a food shortage for as long as I can remember. But just consider this: We now import over 90% of our food. If anything should happen to hinder our ability to import food into Singapore, we would be in big trouble. Say for instance, the Singapore dollar tanks for whatever reason. Suddenly our buying power is diminished and countries which normally sell food to us would divert it to somewhere else! Or, if our sea lanes were blocked for whatever reason, we would soon find our supermarket shelves empty in a very short time!