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Stay Cheezy: We Are ‘Nuts’ About These 6 Artisanal Hong Kong Plant-Based Cheesemakers

5 Mins Read While we do have some great commercial brands available locally (Daiya, Miyoko, Follow Your Heart, Sheese, MozzaRisella), the entire Green Queen team personally loves the local, artisan vegan cheese offerings and of late, Hong Kong’s fermented nut and seed cheese scene is really lit! Below, we showcase 6 plant-based brands to build your ultimate fromage board with. […]

Where To Find The Best Vegan Mooncakes In Hong Kong

7 Mins Read It might feel surreal, especially given the strange year we are living through, but we are only a weeks away from this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival! Despite all the hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, celebrating this very special holiday will definitely lighten up and elevate our moods. And what could be better for our […]

Goodbye JustGreen: Pioneer Of Hong Kong’s Healthy & Organic Retail Industry Shuts Down All Stores

4 Mins Read In a surprise announcement, JustGreen, Hong Kong’s first health & wellness retail chain celebrating healthy lifestyles, organic produce and wellbeing products, has closed down all stores effective immediately. Since opening their first shop in 2008, JustGreen has served as a pioneering force in promoting wellness lifestyles with their one-stop shop concept, contributing to the growth […]

Bulk Buy: Asia’s Best Zero Waste Packaging-Free Grocery Shops

10 Mins Read It’s seriously time to break up with packaging. It’s unnecessary, wasteful and there are now so many packaging-free shops that you actually can live without it. When we realised how many zero-waste bulk buy shops had popped up across Asia, we knew we had to create a dedicated guide, so no matter where you are […]

Where To Eat: Guide To Vegan & Vegetarian Food In New Territories

6 Mins Read You might be surprised at the slew of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and cafés located in the New Territories – in fact, there’s plenty of great plant-based hotspots to discover. If you’re feeling like a local Chinese takeaway or dim sum snack – sans meat – you’re in luck. Looking for more international options? You’ll […]

Hong Kong’s Best Organic Produce Delivery Boxes

5 Mins Read A common complaint we hear all the time about Hong Kong is the lack of places to get premium quality, fresh organic produce delivery. While we might not have a large organic market available in town yet, the city is home to many fresh produce delivery companies offering organic fruits and vegetables from all over […]

Slowood Kennedy Town: Hong Kong’s New Organic Grocery & Zero Waste Lifestyle Mecca

4 Mins Read Upon the entrance at Slowood, if the giant six-and-a-half foot tall mushroom doesn’t catch your attention, the clean industrial, steel-framed windows inviting you inside will. Looking more like a Scandi minimalist showroom than the city’s newest sustainable grocery destination, the concept behind Slowood is as beautiful as the store itself. From bulk bins to refill […]

Stock Your Pantry: The Lazy Hong Konger’s Guide to Eating Well

6 Mins Read Healthy eating is something many of us would like to adopt. But with our long work days and hectic schedules, the idea of eating right might not be on the top of your mind when you’re hangry for a midday snack or need something delivered pronto! We’re here to help. On those lazy days you just […]

Where To Find Healthier Mooncakes: Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Options

3 Mins Read Looking for lighter, leaner, allergen-free options this Mid-Autumn Festival? The traditional mooncake made from salted egg yolk and lotus seed paste is decidedly controversial: some people can’t get enough, others can’t stand them. Either way, there’s always room for more variety, especially of the healthier sort. We’ve got the ultimate guide of where to get […]

Hong Kong’s Best Zero Waste, Bulk & Packaging-Free Shops

8 Mins Read These days, practically everything you buy from the grocery store comes packaged in some way, shape or form – be it cardboard, paper, plastic or the dreaded styrofoam. And with scary studies coming out about all the ways plastic can damage the body, we’ve really got to rethink the way we shop for our groceries. It […]

Hong Kong Guide: Where To Stock Up On The Best Natural Wines

5 Mins Read Unfiltered. Raw. As real as it gets. In wine-speak, it’s called natural. Made without chemical, sulfites, and with minimal technological intervention (or low-intervention) in growing grapes, the natural wine scene has exploded in recent years. A mainstay in countries like Europe and Australia, where independent winemakers and growers cultivate in tiny batches and advocate a return […]

5 Plant Proteins To Keep In Your Fridge/Freezer At All Times

4 Mins Read As convenient as it is to eat out in a city like ours (and boy, do Hong Kongers eat out a lot!), there is something to be said about cooking your own meals from time to time. Sometimes we’re just over the foods we have come to know and love, and other times it just […]

Edgar Chez K11 : Hong Kong’s First Bulk Grocery Shopping Experience

5 Mins Read These past few years has seen a surge in the zero waste movement. Brought on by activists like Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Celia Ristow of Litterless, and our hometown heroes, no-waste markets have been popping up all over the country. In European cities like Berlin, Barcelona and Vienna, ethically-minded store owners are trying […]

Hong Kong Shopping Guide: Where To Buy Dairy-Free Coconut & Nut Yogurts

5 Mins Read As one of the oldest and most popular fermented foods, yogurt is known all over the world and has been consumed for centuries. From traditional Indian raita, to classic Persian side dish Mast-o-Khiar to über popular and having a moment Greek yogurt, this bacterial fermentation of milk is a breakfast (and lunch) staple in many households. Though there […]

Made Real: A Healthy Snack Box Delivery Service Created Especially For You

5 Mins Read There’s no shortage of snacks in the world and there’s no shortage of snackers but when it comes to finding healthy snacks that are also delicious, there’s always room for improvements. Which is why we were so excited to discover Made Real, a new online bespoke healthy snack subscription service that is all about the yum […]

9 New Hong Kong Food Brands To Keep You Healthy In 2017

6 Mins Read Coco Paradise Handmade Coconut Snacks The force of the coconut zeitgeist is still strong. There is still so much to discover about this incredible drupe fruit that is the mainstay of many a wellenial’s diet. Like coconut jerky. And coconut energy bars. Coco Paradise lovingly creates these handmade coconut snack treats right here in Hong […]

Perfect Presents: The Green Queen 2016 Xmas Gift Guide

7 Mins Read This Christmas, spoil your nearest and dearest with the perfect present thanks to Green Queen’s Xmas Gift Guide, a collection of the city’s best ethical, organic and artisan brands and products.  Crafted 852 Coconut Crazy Gift Box Crafted 852‘s ‘In A Box’ sets provide a high quality gifting solution, perfect for any occasion. Each box […]