Population-Dense Singapore Achieves Egg Self-Sufficiency With Technology Advancements
Singapore, which is only 2.6 times the size of Taipei City, relies heavily on food imports. However, the government recognises the importance of food security. Today, domestically produced eggs account for 30 per cent of the nation's needs, and they can even be exported to Taiwan to help address egg shortages.
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How A Farm Is Cracking The Issue Of Singapore's Food Security By Laying Plans For A Million Eggs A Day
On a single farm spanning an area the size of 50 football fields in rural Neo Tiew, conveyor belts do the job that human hands might once have in feeding and rearing chickens.
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Feeding The Nation Sustainably
Singapore has set a target of producing 30 percent of the island nation’s nutritional needs by the year 2030, and Chew’s aspires to play a contributing part in this endeavour. The company has scaled up its daily production to 800,000 eggs and has plans to increase its production further to reach a target of one million eggs daily in future.
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Humane Hen Farming For The Future
With its recent certification from American non-profit organisation, Humane Farm Animal Care — and plans to construct a new farm with larger state-of-the-art cage-free facilities — Chew’s Agriculture is certainly hatching exciting new plans for the future.
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The First Certified Humane Egg Producer In Singapore
30 years later, Chew’s Agriculture Pte Ltd remains a family-owned and family-operated business and joined the Certified Humane® program to meet a growing consumer demand for products labeled with verifiable animal welfare claims.
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Egging Towards An "EGG-ficient" & "EGG-silient" Future
Eggs are one of the basic and most nutritionally complete food. Whether imported or locally produced, the availability of eggs to a country contributes to its resilience.
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High-Fashion Farming: Edvin Lim
A staunch supporter of environmentally friendly farming methods, he took over the management of Chew’s Agriculture, a humble chicken farm established in 1987, with one intention: transformation. “Even though 2020 was challenging for most, we managed to set up a brand-new, high-tech farm in Singapore,” he says.
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"Happy Hens" At This Luxury Chicken House
Chew's Agriculture is the only farm in the region with a cage-free system. Chew's has more than 20 chicken houses, two of which use a cage-free system, each raising 22,000 laying hens.
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Feeding A City – What It Takes To Keep 5 Million Fed: Inside Singapore's Race To Food Security
Singapore has over 220 farms that produce some 10% of its food supply. Behind the scenes, farmers, entrepreneurs and scientists are working against the odds to produce not just more kinds of food, but better and more nutritious options.
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Made in Singapore: Rearing Hens With A Human Touch
24 hours is all it takes for Chew’s eggs to complete its journey from farm to shelf. Learn more about one of Singapore’s largest egg farms from the keepers themselves, and discover the not-so-secret lives of the hens that reside there!
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CNA Insider – From Food Production To Blended Learning: How COVID-19 Has Changed Singapore
In Singapore, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how some things are done and sped up changes in other sectors. Be it education or hospitality, migrant housing or food security, what is the new normal we can expect?
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SME Excellence Business Award And Top Business Service And Quality Award 2023/2024
Chew’s Agriculture’s success story is a testament to the significant impact that can be achieved through a combination of strategic vision, ethical practices, and a relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction.
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How Singapore's Chew's Agriculture Is On Track To Produce 1 Million Eggs A Day
Chew’s Agriculture, a farm in Lim Chu Kang spanning an area the size of 50 football fields, currently produces 800,000 or almost half of Singapore’s locally farmed eggs per day. It aims to increase production to one million eggs a day in the second half of 2023.
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Securing A City's Food Future
A case study: How Singapore’s leading egg producer uses EcoStruxure™ to boost operational resilience and improve business efficiency.
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"When You Face A Challenge, Tackle It Head On"
More than just a masterful leader, Chee Nam is an innovator in his own right, having designed a 4-tier chicken house system that helped produce over 300,000 eggs a day. Under his steadfast leadership, Chew's Agriculture has weathered the many shifts and evolutions of the farming industry, while always keeping an eye to the future.
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Meeting The Government's Call To Strengthen Singapore's Food Security
Today, Chew’s Agriculture is producing 700,000 eggs per day, and is yet another example of how local farms are embracing new farming methods and advanced technologies to help Singapore achieve its “30 by 30” food security goal.
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Chew's Rides On Growing Demand For Cage-Free Eggs
For Chew's, free-range does not mean turning to backyard farming but investing in automation to keep layers in conditions that meet animal welfare standards.
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Chew’s Agriculture signs Singapore’s first SME sustainability-linked loan with DBS
DBS today announced that Chew’s Agriculture, a leading egg producer in Singapore, has signed a 10-year, SGD 27 million sustainability-linked loan with the bank. This marks a milestone for sustainable development in Singapore – it is the nation’s first sustainability-linked loan for an SME.
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New Agri-Food Standards Launched
New agri-food standards have been jointly launched by the Singapore Manufacturing Federation and Standards Development Organisation. They call for a more holistic approach to farm management, from site selection and quality assurance, to ensuring traceable and responsibly farmed produce.
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Farm to Fork: Easy Egg Briyani - How to Cook with Local Eggs by Chef Devagi and Charlotte Mei
Follow spice queen Devagi Sanmugam and nutritionist Charlotte Mei as they visit Chew's Agriculture's egg farm and cook with local eggs! What's cooking? Egg masala and omelette briyani!
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CNA Green Plan – S1E2: Resilient Future
Sustainable food is on the menu in this episode. Participants learn to grow their own greens and discover the benefits of buying local and diversifying the types of food in their shopping baskets.
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Implementing Higher Standards
Chew's Agriculture is one of the largest and most modern layer farms in Singapore. Their newly developed eco-conscious and climate-controlled poultry houses are capable of improving air quality and reducing risk of disease contamination.
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