“Cultivate the Earth!
Japan’s agriculture & Biotechnology”
Produced by WASABI Creation
18th January (Wed) 7:00pm
WorkCentral @ Dhoby Ghaut
"Trending with experts on Japan's culture, tourism, & latest happenings."

From the soil to the table,

Let us work together to promote the harmony of environment and agriculture, and

to preserve and develop food culture in our vibrant and diverse world.


~Chitose Agriculture Initiative


About the Speaker 

Mr. Kengo Fukui

General Manager of Chitose Bio Evolution Pte. Ltd.

Director of Chitose Agriculture initiative Pte. Ltd.

After his studies in Computer Engineering in Keio University and University of Tokyo, he  joined a venture capital focused on life science and biotechnology, where he started his career in life science and technology associated start-up. There, he engaged in investments and consulting of start-up venture companies, he then learned about the company called Neo-Morgan Laboratory (Now Chitose Laboratory) as one of the investees.

In 2009 as the first employee after the restructuring, He joined the company to establish and head global business department within the company. In 2015 along with relocation of the HQ, he moved to SG to lead Chitose Agriculture Initiative Pte. Ltd. and engage in HQ operation for the parental company, Chitose Bio Evolution Pte, LTd.

In his free time, Kengo enjoys road cycling, soccer and futsal. His favourite place in Singapore is  Garden by the Bay East where he can watch the skyscraper at dusk. It may sounds odd, but his favourite Singapore dish is salted egg pork rice in Orchard. He does like Hokkien-mee, Kuay Teow, and all other local food, but so far none is more overwhelming than the impact of salted egg pork rice.

In this event, Kengo will be sharing with us:

  • Interesting trends and stories about agriculture in Japan

  • Introduce "Farm-to-Table" concept, which each prefecture is to create their own vegetable and fruits brand.

  • Secrets of how famers in Japan can produce one of the best quality fruits and vegetable in the world

  • His observation in Singapore on Organic, Urban farming

  • Problems and of agriculture & biotechnology in Singapore and SEA that rises from their own farming in Cameron Highland

He will also share about this company's philosophy and the latest biotechnology its has developed in bringing high quality produces from Japan to Southeast Asia and the rest of the world.

About Chitose Agriculture Initiative Pte.Ltd.

Chitose Agricultural Initiative (CAI) is comprised of an extraordinary team of agricultural experts and connoisseurs from professional pedologists and agronomists to microbiologists and gastronomic scientists. Having an agricultural biotechnology firm as an origin, CAI focus on produce that comes from high ethics and sustainable agriculture, especially the quality of a soil. In direct partnership and collaboration with over 50 artisan farms all over Japan and Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands, the company adheres to a strict code of standards to ensure the superior quality of harvest that is not only high in nutrients but enriches the kitchen and dining table.

Event detail


Date:          18 Jan, Wed Evening: 1900~2130 (1830 open)

Venue:       WorkCentral, Brew House

Singapore Shopping Centre

190 Clemenceau Avenue

#06-03 Singapore 239924

Capacity:  50 people max

Fee:            $50 (advance tickets $40)

Refreshment, drinks, beer, wine included



1830~1900  Registration, Refreshment & Networking

    Fruit & Vegetable tasting by CHITOSE

1900~1930  Introduction & short presentation by speakers

1930~2000  Panel discussion by speakers and special guests

2000~2030  Questions & discussion from the participants

    Quiz & Prizes

2030~2130  More drinks & Networking

2130              The End



Presentation, Discussion, Videos, Photos, Demonstrations,

Special Food & drink tasting, Quiz, Prizes, Omiyage, Games, Films, Music


Language: English

Dress code: Smart casual

About WASABI Discovery


WASABI Discovery is a casual presentation and meet-up event for the world to make new discovery about Japan and its people.

At each event, we invite a couple of special guests to share and discuss about culture, people, happenings, or simply any topic from Japan that is worth discovering. We will also engage the participants in the conversation to make comparisons and contrasts with the local or other countries. 

This is a meet-up for people who have great interest in Japan, it's traditions, and cultures. Participants are welcome to join in the conversation with the special guests, sharing experiences and opinions. If you have an interesting topic in mind, feel free to propose to us and make it into a great discussion session. 


Language: English, or Japanese with English interpretation 

Who should join in?


If you say "YES" to any of the following:

  • Do you want to learn about the deeper Japan from the experts?

  • Are you interested in culture, food and travel in Japan that you would not have known by yourself?

  • Would you want to find out about interesting social-cultural phenomenon in Japan and how it compare to other countries?

  • How about a relax evening after work, meeting like-minded people, with good food and drinks?

Supporting Partners   

      Media                              Community                            Venue                           Community



Kindly pre-register for advance tickets for WASABI Discovery vol.1

by 17th February 2016 by clicking on"GET TICKET" on the right.


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About the Venue: WorkCentral

Every innovative idea should be given its shot; every creative entrepreneur should have his or her moment. We understand creating something from scratch is tough. Hence, here at Workcentral, we build a vibrant, purpose-driven community that works, learns, shares and grows together in a coworking space at Dhoby Ghaut, removing barriers that creators face in bringing their creative projects to life by connecting members to a selection of service provides such as awesome digital marketers & Brand Specialists, Business Owners or Angel Investors, empowering individual projects to reach its full potential.


Besides creating a vibrant and conducive coworking environment, we have specially created dedicated event spaces catering to mid to large-scale trainings, workshops and teambuilding. For more informaion, please visit www.workcentral.com.sg or email to: Hello@workcentral.com.sg

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