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Sally Ho

Sally Ho is Green Queen's resident writer and lead reporter. Passionate about the environment, social issues and health, she is always looking into the latest climate stories in Hong Kong and beyond. A long-time vegan, she also hopes to promote healthy and plant-based lifestyle choices in Asia. Sally has a background in Politics and International Relations from her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Joaquin Phoenix: New Photobook Uncovers “Darkest, Most Unsettling’ Realities Of Slaughterhouses”

4 Mins Read Warning: The images and content in this article may be disturbing to some readers. A newly published photobook documenting humanity’s cruel relationship with animals has been described by award-winning actor and activist Joaquin Phoenix as a representation of some of the “darkest, most unsettling places in the world”. In addition to featuring a forward by […]

Could these These Mushroom Balls Solve Climate Change In Your Backyard?

3 Mins Read No, not the kind that you eat, but a new type of “mushroom ball” that you can place in your garden to help absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Developed by NetZero, which will soon be launching through a Kickstarter campaign, these orbs leverage the carbon-sequestration ability of mycelium, derived from fungi, and can speed […]

Change Foods Closes Oversubscribed US$875K Pre-Seed Round For Animal-Free Cheese Made By Precision Fermentation

5 Mins Read Change Foods is on a mission to create the dairy products that consumers love, but without the environmental, ethical and health issues associated with traditional dairy production. Unlike many non-dairy alternatives made from plants, Change Foods wants to develop bio-identical dairy products that are indistinguishable from the real deal, and is the only startup in […]

M&S Launches Innovation Hub To Develop Plant-Based Foods & Plastic-Free Packaging Solutions

3 Mins Read British retailer M&S will be opening an Innovation Hub to house its new “specialist team” focused on developing food solutions, including plant-based proteins and plastic-free packaging materials. It comes amid a wave of announcements from major supermarket chains and CPG giants revealing ambitious plans to pursue the fast-growing alternative protein market in response to surging […]

Middle East:Burger King Brings Plant-Based Rebel Whopper To Dubai

3 Mins Read Burger King has brought its Rebel Whopper made with The Vegetarian Butcher’s plant-based patties to Dubai, after rolling out the new meatless option across 25 countries in Europe last year and adding vegan chicken nuggets to menus in Germany. It’s the latest extension of the partnership between the fast food giant and Unilever, who acquired […]

Australia’s Alt Protein Sector Poised For Exceptional Growth Thanks To Homegrown Superstars

4 Mins Read Australia is no exception to the global plant-based trend in recent years, with the movement only picking up pace since the coronavirus pandemic with consumers increasingly shifting away from conventional meat amid headlines of virus-ridden abattoirs. And as the demand continues to grow, homegrown startups are taking on the challenge to innovate new products that […]

Singapore’s Shiok Meats Debuts World’s First Cell-Based Lobster Meat Prototype

4 Mins Read Shiok Meats has just unveiled the world’s first cell-based lobster meat. In an exclusive tasting event, the Singapore cultivated seafood food tech showcased its newly developed crustacean-free product in a range of dishes alongside their cell-based shrimp, marking yet another milestone towards the company’s ambitions to commercialise its cultured crustaceans by 2022.  Singapore-based cultivated seafood […]

Burger King Launches V2food’s Plant-Based Whopper In Philippines

3 Mins Read Fast food giant Burger King has just partnered up with Australian food tech v2food to launch a new plant-based whopper to its menu in the Philippines. Firstly landing on the menus of Metro Manila and Luzon locations, the collaboration will see all Burger King restaurants serve up the new meatless whopper made with v2food’s plant-based […]

OmniPork Luncheon Lands In Singapore Ahead January 2021 Green Common Store Launch

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Green Monday has announced that it has launched its famous OmniPork Luncheon, the world’s first plant-based version of Spam, and OmniPork Strips to Singapore. It will be available on menus of partnering restaurants and at several major retail locations across the city-state, ahead of Green Monday’s plans to open its first Singapore café […]

World’s First Vegan Fashion Library & Showroom Opens In Los Angeles

3 Mins Read Los Angeles recently welcomed the Vegan Fashion Library, the world’s first showroom and boutique dedicated to supporting ethical vegan designers. Developed by the Vegan Fashion Week as a solution to the social distancing restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, the multi-brand showroom will curate vegan, cruelty-free and sustainable clothing and accessories, featuring some of the innovative […]

Hong Kong’s Avant Meats Debuts Asia’s First Cultivated Fish Fillet

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based cell-based food tech Avant Meats has just unveiled its cultivated fish fillet in a regional first. The cultured fish fillet grown by the startup has been showcased in a cooking demonstration led by the city’s renowned private chef and culinary expert Chef Eddy in a fried fillet burger.  Announcing the news on Wednesday […]