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THEHOMEGROUND ASIA CONVERSATION WITH: MALCOLM ONG, FOUNDER OF THE FISH FARMER

While most people would consider entering the world of aquaculture a leap of faith into the unknown, it was a homecoming for Mr. Malcolm Ong. Mr. Ong, 58, grew up just two minutes from the beach, so it’s no surprise he has a strong affinity for the water. He didn’t let his success as the …

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CNA LOOKS AT HOW THE FISH FARMERS HELPS SINGAPORE ACHIEVE ITS FOOD SECURITY GOALS

While many fish farms have been around for decades, the aquaculture industry is changing, with a greater emphasis on modern farming techniques. CNA examines how small, traditional farmers are adapting to these changes. Over the past two years, supply disruptions and manpower constraints amid the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the cost of producing fish, making …

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BACKYARD PRODUCTION WENT UNDERCOVER TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR FISH FARM

Large Quantity of Fishes with Consistent Quality The Fish Farmer is one of Singapore’s largest fish farms, with over 100 caged nets and a production capacity of over 1,000 tons of fish per year. These fish are housed in net cages along sheltered waterways where they can swim and exercise with the tide. As a …

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THE FISH FARMER AIMS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE AND PROVIDE SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

“We can’t keep using and abusing all the resources… we cannot just keep catching fish.” – Malcolm Ong, chief executive of The Fish Farmer on global warming, overfishing and pollution. FISH is a popular meal option nowadays as people become more affluent and health-conscious, but the industry is dealing with a lot of food waste, …

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FAIRPRICE’S MADE IN SINGAPORE FAIR GIVES LOCAL PRODUCERS A BOOST

Our Founder Malcolm Ong set aside 1.5 tones of fish for the first day of the Made In Singapore fair, held annually by FairPrice to raise awareness of local producers. FairPrice is the one retailer in Singapore that is super supportive of local producers – they are consistent. “I have been part of the fair since …

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