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Food Tech & Disposables Solutions (OCT 20)

Week two of our Sourcing Festival explores the latest health food trends in Asia, best disposables solutions and most innovative technology for F&B outlets. Join our intelligence brief, discover sustainable packaging options or find new plant-based foods during the live showcases.

We also look at the best new tech for your company which have a track record in helped countless food service providers, restaurants and SME’s to increase health food deliveries, ease operational payment cashflows and create stronger loyalty bonds with end-customers.

Develop smarter sourcing decisions with Saladplate, get involved during MatchLive breakout sessions with suppliers and thought-leaders and deep dive into the subject matter on how to stay resilient despite the impacts of COVID-19.



Nicole Fall
Head of Trends
Asian Consumer Intelligence Pte Ltd

Kevin Kang

Eric Kong
Head of Business, Food Delivery;
Group Strategic Project Director

Thomas Hung

YoYo Shiu
Round Table Group

Kenji Lee
Tsui Wah Group


10:30 - 10:45

Welcome to Sourcing Festival! Why Source on Saladplate & this Week Highlights

11:00 – 11:30

Naturally Functional – Product Launches, Ingredients and Opportunities of New Foods and Packaging

Learn which ingredients drive product launches, which new foods are expected to excite the Asian market and what product trends can tell you about the performance of your brand in Asia. This session will focus on healthy foods and new packaging trends.

Speaker: Nicole Fall, Founder, Head of Trends, Asian Consumer Intelligence / Five by Fifty

11:30 – 11:45

Eco-friendly Disposables for Tableware and FoodService (Live Product Showcase)

Swiss Design, but Made in Italy, these individual packaging solutions are customizable take-out containers made of high-quality sustainable materials.

11:45 - 12:00

Sustainable Packaging from Malaysia (Live Product Showcase)

Packaton works closely with policymakers around the world in the promotion of sustainable packaging solutions. With our eco-friendly & biodegradable packaging solution, we’re able to reduce the pollution caused & help to make our globe a better place for living. Every action & production we made has taken the environmental impact into consideration.

12:00 - 13:00

Health & Nutrition Trends of Packaged Food


According to Euromonitor’s International’s Lifestyles Survey, consumers are more willing to take nutrients from food instead of supplements in most generation compare to previous year. With no treatment or vaccine for COVID-19 for the time being, consumers are more inclined to embrace the concept of food as medicine to boost their health and immunity and thus combat the virus.
As a result, Fortified /functional packaged food market is expected to increase constantly, and its CAGR value growth rate is also expected to be double than historic period.

Speaker: Euromonitor International

13:00 - 14:00

Health and Wellness in a Post-COVID-19 World in APAC

14:00 - 14:45

Discover Saladplate!

15:00 – 15:30

Manage Cashflow Crunches and Operate with Certainty

Trying to survive or expand rapidly? Let’s discuss about F&B challenges and innovative cashflow solutions to regain leadership in your business! One of the biggest challenges coming from the pandemic has been the unpredictability of business, which can cause huge pressures on your cash flow, because you don't know when to buy supplies, hire staff, or how much is needed. Kevin Kang, ex-iBanker, will share examples of how Reap can help operators avoid cash flow crunches by using a credit card instead of cash and stretch payment terms when times are uncertain. Being it operational costs like rent, suppliers or staffing, Reap helps you have more time to adjust to uncertainty and plan for reopening.

Speaker: Kevin Kang, Co-founder, Reap

15:30 - 16:00

Smart Last Mile Delivery for your F&B Outlet

Expand your business footprint via establishing your self-branded O2O channels with Zeek. The smart last-mile logistic platform launched in 2019 provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and smart logistics solutions to enable Food & Beverages, e-commerce and fast-moving goods players to build up online-to-offline (O2O) business. Zeek is growing with flying speed and its business has reached to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and offering a one-stop solutions for global corporations including McDonald’s, KFC, Starbucks and Decathlon. Eric from Zeek will share his observations on how F&B players successfully expand their business via digitalizing and introducing new elements into operations. He will also share success stories in being an essential partner for their F&B clients.

Speaker: Eric Kong, Head of Business, Food Delivery; Group Strategic Project Director, Zeek

16:00 - 17:00

Reinventing Loyalty and Digital Memberships for F&B (in Cantonese)

Discover how a leading local based loyalty and membership APP platform with over 1.3 million registered users can help businesses establish group/brand-based programs, facilitate members engagement, increase customers retention, and achieve revenue growth through data-driven strategies by up to 400%. Storellet and invited users share how you can operate your business and formulate smart strategies during COVID-19. Guests will share their experience in partnering with Storellet.


Thomas Hung, CEO, Storellet

YoYo Shiu, Director, Round Table Group

Kenji Lee, CEO,  Tsui Wah GroupReinventing Loyalty and Digital Memberships for F&B (in Cantonese)Reinventing Loyalty and Digital Memberships for F&B (in Cantonese)

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