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Janice Leung Hayes

For the past 15 years, ex-Melburnian Janice Leung Hayes has been writing and learning about food in her birthplace of Hong Kong. She has written, spoken and produced multimedia work on the subjects of food, luxury travel, media and social entrepreneurship in such publications as Condé Nast Traveler, New York Times, Monocle and Eater. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter at @e_tingand subscribe to her e-ting newsletter, which features her take on trends and food culture with a decidedly Asian POV, as well as reading recommendations and more. Under her food sustainability platform Honestly Green, Janice also organizes popular food & farmers' markets across Hong Kong.

Soy Sauce Chronicles: An In-Depth Look At Asia’s Favourite Condiment

6 Mins Read On a recent Twitter thread (where all intellectual conversations begin, naturellement) where fellow food writer Clarissa Wei (who has a newsletter too!) lamented the fact that so little has been written in English about East Asian soybean-based sauces, I chimed in with a thought about the lack of talk about variation in soy sauce fermentation methods and their […]

Fishing Net of Lies? Why Blockchain Can’t Prevent Food Fraud

2 Mins Read There’s been a lot of hopeful but misguided information about how blockchain is supposed to help with making food supply chains more traceable and eliminate food fraud. This one about a WWF-backed fish blockchain is a good example. Blockchain can solve many of the world’s biggest problems, but food fraud ain’t one. To paraphrase Andreas M. Antonopoulos, […]