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Tech firm’s plant-based scanner works to a tea
July 19, 2019

Local start-up teapasar has devised a faster and more economic way to authenticate and identify plant-based food and drink.

The food-tech company’s ProfilePrint portable scanner was unveiled on Friday (July 19) at the Singapore Tea Festival at Jewel Changi Airport.

Your Money Monday

July 29, 2019

Local food tech start-up teapasar has developed a commercial portable device that is faster and cheaper to identify the authenticity of a plant-based food and drink – such as tea, herbs and spices. Alan Lai, Co-Founder & Executive Director of teapasar shares more.

How to CSI Your Tea: ‘Fingerprint’ authenticity technology aims to revolutionise sector October 10, 2018

New Singaporean retail-tech startup teapasar aims to use unique new ‘tea-fingerprinting’ technology revolutionise the way the world buys and consumes their tea.


Teapasar platform fights fraud, links growers with consumers
September 05, 2018

Teapasar will offer access to hundreds of uniquely identified teas, including rare exclusive blends, giving the tea community a peace of mind thanks to its fingerprinting technology and machine-learning predictions. Its co-founder Alan Lai hopes it will become “the sanctuary for all tea lovers and merchants.


New Test ensures Tea Transparency
October 22, 2018

This is a true and welcome innovation that may be a pivotal addition to the flood of first-rate work in tea science and biotech, supply chain integration and transparency. It also signals the value of collaborations. Perhaps it will soon be a necessity, among tea growers, packagers and sellers with biotech, software and food science specialists. Innovation hubs provide models and Teapasar an example of the avenues open to small firms.

Biotransformation: The secret sauce of organic-based, multi-billion dollar industries March 13, 2019

Singapore-founded tea marketplace Teapasar, for instance, has developed a technology called ProfilePrint with the National University of Singapore’s Food Science and Technology Program and ASTAR’s Biotrans that can identify the origin, terroir, cultivar, and harvest date of tea leaves. The company uses ProfilePrint to fight tea fraud.


For the perfect Cuppa, tech firm’s scanner leaves nothing to chance

July 20, 2019

Local start-up teapasar has devised a faster and more economical way to authenticate and identify plant-based food and drink.

The food-tech’s ProfilePrint portable scanner was unveiled yesterday at the Singapore Tea Festival, held at Jewel Changi Airport.

SGsme article on ProfilePrint
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Tea Lovers find their perfect match with teapasar’s tech

September 24, 2018

Teapasar is a Singapore-founded tea marketplace where independent tea brands and plantations can easily reach tea drinkers around the world.

With ProfilePrint, it scans the organic composition of the tea leaves to create a unique fingerprint for each product, which serves as the basis of Teapasar’s Taste Map.

November 20, 2018


January 31, 2019

人类有生命图谱和基因检测,谁能想到茶叶也会有“指纹”?新加坡的一家公司就在近期让这件事变成了现实,他们创立的线上平台tea pasar为茶叶提供了独一无二的身份标识,而顾客恰好可以通过这种方式,进一步确认和锁定目标,完成“配对”。