SFMA Workplan for 2020 - activities and events that SFMA has planned for the food manufacturing industry for 2020.
The Food Innovation Product Award (FIPA) is a food innovation competition that builds on SFMA’s existing collaborations between the industry and Institutes of Higher Learning. Students from the Food Science and Technology courses from ITE, Polytechnics and Universities will partner food manufacturers to develop innovative food products and market launch strategies.
Enterprise Singapore launched the Global Ready Talent programme (GRT) on 10 Oct 2019, Singapore enterprises offering student internships or management associate programmes are eligible for up to 70% funding support on qualifying costs.
SG Food Makers is an initiative comprising a series of activities aimed at enhancing public perception and understanding of Singapore's food manufacturing sector.
The Singapore Food Gifts initiative was launched by Minister Lim Hng Kiang, Senior Minister of State Sim Ann and SFMA's Thomas Pek on 18 November 2017, and is part of SFMA's drive to accelerate the commericalisation of innovative products and help local food manufacturers access new markets.
Be the first 100 SFMA members to sign up for GS1 barcode membership & enjoy a 15% discount on GS1 barcode membership fees for up to 2 years* (Applies to new GS1 members only).
Transformation And Capability Development Programme (TCAP) is established to help Food Services Companies in their transformational efforts and to develop their manpower capability. As part of capability development, TCAP aims to foster and encourage digital literacy of personnel through the SkillsFuture for the Digital Workplace (SFDW) programme
The SME Portal (formerly known as EnterpriseOne Portal) is the first stop for Singapore SME owners and aspiring entrepreneurs looking for government and commercial information and services.
Standards Sales Package for SFMA members! Standards can be your strategic business tool as it serves to improve the quality of your products and services and raise productivity. Public awareness of food safety issue heightens the need for companies to adopt the food safety management system to identify, prevent and reduce food-borne hazards. Adoption of standards can sharpen your competitive edge through increased consumer confidence and market access.
Energy cost is one of the main expenditure components in total business costs, and energy prices have been on the rising trend. Businesses can remain competitive by integrating energy efficiency as part of the business operations. The Energy Efficiency Fund (E2F), introduced in April 2017 by the National Environment Agency, supports industrial facilities' efforts to be more energy efficient.
P-Max, an enhanced Place-and-Train programme (PnT Programme) will help participating SMEs to better cope with the challenges of talent recruitment, development and retention in a tight labour market.