About Us

Welcome to Mottainai Food Tech, an innovative local startup dedicated to making a positive impact on our world, one product at a time.

At Mottainai, we recognize that food waste often receives negative attention, but we see it as a valuable resource with immense potential to contribute to a circular economy and create a more sustainable future. By harnessing the power of upcycling and transforming food waste into novel products, we embody the spirit of Mottainai, which means "wasting not."

If your company has surplus food waste or by-products, preferably in a homogenous form, we invite you to get in touch with us at [email protected] to explore collaboration opportunities.

Our Team

Our dynamic team comprises brilliant scientists who constantly push the boundaries of food technology, combined with astute business minds who ensure our vision becomes a reality. Together, we're dedicated to creating a positive change in the world, one bite at a time.

Carol Zheng

Business Development and Finance

Heng Chin Wee

Research & Development

Oh Kai Ling

Product Development

Panel of Advisors

Our panel of advisors include experts in their respective fields and we are grateful for their guidance in our business journey.

Chua Jian Yong PhD

Technology Advisor

Thomas Pek, JP, BBM

Business Advisor Immediate Past President of the Singapore Food Manufacturers' Association

Daryl Pek, P. Kepujian

Legal and Business Advisor

From excess to excellence: Rethinking food waste with Mottainai Food Tech

Services we offer

Waste assessment

If the by-products generated by your company are suited for valorisation, we start work immediately conducting research on which type of technology suits it the best.

Product development

Creating new prototypes is a time-consuming process, so let us do it for you! From brainstorming, to refinement and experimental trials, we have it covered.

Licensing or in-house production

Depending on your companies preferences, in-house or OEM production of the new product can be arranged.

And more!

Talk to us about what you need and we will do our best to accommodate yo.

Our Collaborators

Partner companies that have collaborated with us or are currently collaborating with us to bring sustainable products to reality.

Lemuel Chocolate

Lemuel Chocolate has kindly provided us with cocoa husks for the production of Bon Bon Bueno. Bon Bon Bueno is also sold in their online and physical stores.

The 1925 Brewing Co.

The 1925 Brewing Co. has lent their expertise on the brewing of Bon Bon Bueno, transforming it into a delightful, yet sustainable beverage.

Tai Hua Food Industries

Tai Hua Food Industries Pte ltd is our key partner in our research & development for the transformation of okara into meaningful food products.

Want to find out more?

Whether you are a company interested in transforming your food waste into something new, or simply curious about upcoming products, please do not hesitate to contact us! We are open to any and all enquiries.

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