As we have finally started accepting applications for our show, Meallions, the battle of food startups, I am beginning to answer the most frequently asked questions. For example, why is the final happening in Singapore? I will share our way of thinking about it. While in the US and in...

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We just have arrived back from Singapore where we have visited Speciality&Fine Asia exhibition where we talked for the first time about the new reality show project Meallions – New Meal for Millions, the winner of which would receive $100 000. As promised, now I present you with the latest...

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According to Euromonitor, the global market for healthy products such as organic or hypoallergenic, was evaluated as much as $38 billion in 2017. This reflects the global trend of healthy lifestyle and prevention of illnesses by changing the food patterns. Nowadays, around 30% of the world's food companies invest into...

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Hi everybody! I am in Singapore right now and tomorrow is a big day for me and my team: we are launching new food startup reality-show - Meallions - at the Speciality & Fine Food Asia 2017 on July 19, 2017. The show will premiere on YouTube in October 2017....

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At the end of June, I returned from Dalian, China, where the “Summer Davos” was held. One of the items on the agenda was the new reality of food supply in China, the world’s fastest growing food market in terms of demand. Domestic production cannot feed the entire country, so...

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Mabius Food Startup Centre has completed its first round of applications from startups after announcing in April that it would be accepting applications from startup teams who have already-developed products, launched production, already profitable, and looking for new opportunities to further develop their business. The search for ready-to-sell products was...

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Do the Chinese consume honey? Which one? How do they eat it? These questions took a month to answer by our Croud Factory project. Not simply because they love what they do. Our Mabius team is long negotiating with Russian startup Aroma di Estasi – deserts created with honey, including...

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I’ve got great news from King Claw – the potted king Kamchatka crab product is launching online sales in the UK, via its own online store www.kingclaw.net. Meanwhile we are speaking to distributors and planning a massive rollout in stores and artisan fish stalls alike. The mastermind behind King Claw...

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I have been looking at the statistics of 2016 for the snacks market in the US: almost half of the American population eat snacks three times a day and sales of salted and sweet snacks are around $35 billion. I guess life is becoming more hectic and people only eat...

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Hi! Just got back from my business trip to Israel. My team and I went to see how Israel's food business is functioning, as it is, after all, one of the most delicious countries in the world. Israel has a very active start up environment, a lot of interesting food...

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About Ivan

Having grown his family business from a regional consumer brand, to a global trading and FMCG business with over $2b annual turnover through a joint venture with agriculture giant Wilmar International– Wilmar Nizhny Delta, Mr Sidorok is an active participant in philanthropy and charity, supporting artists and sports personalities, and supports the impact investment strategy for sustainable development both in social and economical terms.

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