• Business News

    Plant-based meat popularity fuels new ventures in Thailand

    The appeal of plant-based meat production continues to rise as companies recognise the lucrative potential of this burgeoning sector. The opportunity to tap into a new revenue stream and cater to health-conscious consumers has led to collaborations between local entrepreneurs, scientists, and international firms, said Buranin Rattanasombat, the senior executive vice-president for new business and infrastructure at PTT Plc. “In…

  • Thailand News

    Aleph Farms revolutionises meat production in Southeast Asia

    In a groundbreaking alliance set to revolutionise meat production, Aleph Farms has forged a strategic partnership with biomanufacturer BBGI and synbio research powerhouse Fermbox Bio. This collaboration is set to pave the way for Thailand’s inaugural cultivated meat plant, heralding a new era of sustainable protein sourcing in Southeast Asia. In a bid to enhance production capabilities and foster economic…

  • Thailand News

    Popular Thai meatball franchise accused of unfair practices

    A well-known meatball franchise is in the midst of a drama, as a customer accuses the franchise owner of unfair practices and taking advantage of buyers. The complainant shared her experience on Facebook, sparking a wave of controversy. Numerous other individuals have allegedly suffered similar mishaps and are considering legal action. The Facebook user detailed her experience with the popular…

  • Thailand News

    Frozen seafood smokescreen exposed: Shocking meat swap scandal unveiled in cargo containers

    In a startling revelation at Thailand‘s Laem Chabang deep-sea port, two unremarkable cargo containers have remained unclaimed since 2021. Contrary to their declared contents of frozen seafood, an intricate inspection unveiled a deceptive hoard of frozen pork and beef. Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompao, leading a special unit on the hunt for illegal pork imports, cracked open the lid on one…

  • Pattaya News

    Officials seize 25 tonnes of illegal meat from Chon Buri factory

    About 25 tonnes of meat, worth about five million baht, intended for barbecues may now end up being cooked in a burn pit instead. Chon Buri authorities raided an illegal meat processing plant yesterday and impounded 25 tonnes of cow and pig offal along with other meats. The factory was in the Si Racha district of the eastern province. The…

  • Thailand video news

    The Best Place for the Finest Foods | Tops Fine Foods Sukhumvit 49

    If you are someone who lives to eat and enjoys the finer things in life, then TOPS Fine Food is exactly the place for you to go and stock up your fridge. It can be difficult sometimes to find one place that has it all. With more than 8,000 items across various products, such as cheese, cold cuts, meat, seafood,…

  • Events

    Meatfest will host meat cooking and eating contests in Pattaya

    Perhaps in response to the Phuket Vegetarian Festival getting underway this week, Pattaya has announced a different type of festival: Meatfest. The barbeque event is scheduled to take place on October 29 and 30. It is being billed as the first BBQ and music festival in Thailand. Jaybees Bar in Jomtien, in the Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri province,…

  • Thailand News

    Why plant-based foods are the superior diet ft. Root the Future | Thaiger Podcast Ep.3

    Joanna and Max, Founders of Root the future, Thailand’s largest plant-based and sustainable community. They’re on a mission to raise awareness about sustainability and plant-based foods through various community-building activities and charity runs, Shining light on environmental issues and providing a platform for many sustainable living establishments to make an impact in Thailand.

  • Thailand News

    Pork price crisis ups demand for poultry, chicken added to price control list

    Thailand’s pork price crisis is causing an increased demand for chicken, leading poultry and egg prices to surge. The Ministry of Commerce has now added chickens and chicken meat to their price control list. The ministry now mandates that chicken raisers with over 100,000 chickens, and slaughterhouses with the capacity for over 4,000 chickens a day, disclose their quantity, stocks,…

  • Economy News

    Thailand’s Commerce Ministry sets up war rooms to combat high prices

    In an effort to take legal steps against merchants selling products at unfairly high prices, the Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce Boonyarit Kalayanamit says he will chair war rooms to combat high prices. The secretary stated this yesterday in an urgent meeting with Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit. The director-general of the Internal Trade Department under the Commerce Ministry,…

  • Thailand video news

    The “Dislike: button, Serving alcohol, Thai longtail boats | Thaiger Bites | Ep.75

    Jay and Tim go through your video messages, comments and feedback from Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Thaiger Talk forum on the website.

  • Food

    Thailand disease expert says salmon cannot be infected with Covid-19

    Fish lovers can relax, says the deputy director-general of Thailand’s Disease Control Department. “It is not possible for salmon to be contaminated with Covid-19.: Dr. Thanarak Palipat’s reassurance comes amid reports that chopping boards used for imported salmon at a market in China could carry the virus. Beijing’s Xinfadi Market is at the centre of a new Covid-19 outbreak, with…