Browsing category

Organic

Farmland Rising: How Black Americans Are Reclaiming Their Agricultural Power

4 Mins Read After a century of land loss, there’s now a rising movement of young Black Americans reclaiming their agricultural power and ownership of farmland. It combines the dismantling of racism and marginalisation amid the social justice movement sweeping across America with the growing awareness of the linkages between a sustainable food system and equality. From California […]

Plant-Based Spreads: The 5 Best Vegan Butters

3 Mins Read Just a few short years ago, finding a great vegan butter that cooked, tasted and spread like the real thing seemed like an impossible ask. Fortunately a range of new brands have taken on the task of creating outstanding plant-based buttery spreads that work and feel just like their animal milk version, minus the cruelty. […]

OrgHive: New Blockchain-Powered App Launches To Promote Organic Foods In China

4 Mins Read Launched earlier this year by Hong Kong-based digital transformation agency Integrated Management Systems (IMS), OrgHive is a new app designed to help consumers in China make healthier food choices while supporting organic brands targeting the mainland Chinese market. Powered by blockchain technology, the app offers greater transparency and trust to shoppers, who are increasingly conscious […]

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 […]

5 DIY Homemade Vegan Face Mask Recipes We’re Loving

3 Mins Read A good friend once told me: don’t put on your skin what you wouldn’t put in your mouth. When it comes to natural beauty advice, The ongoing pandemic situ has forced us to review our dietary choices and become savvier with the resources we need. So how about implementing the same approach with our self-care […]

INTERVIEW: SpiceBox Organics Founder Punam Chopra “Eating Healthy Can Solve So Many Problems In Life”

10 Mins Read SpiceBox Organics is a boutique USDA-certified organic store and café in Hong Kong that specialises in high-quality ingredients, snacks and freshly prepared grab-and-go meals that are healthy and earth-friendly. Since its inception in 2012, SpiceBox Organics’s two locations in Mid Levels and Kennedy Town have become a go-to for health-conscious folk in the city to […]

Organic Textile Production Booms As Consumers Demand Sustainable Fashion

3 Mins Read The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), the international certification for organic textiles, saw the highest growth in certified operations last year. The news comes as the wider textile industry experiences major shifts towards more sustainable and organic manufacturing processes, driven primarily by changing consumer tastes for more eco-friendly products. Fashion labels, from fast fashion to […]

‘Just A Phone Call’: Danish Chef Hits Out At Michelin’s Sustainability Icon For Greenwashing

3 Mins Read Michelin’s latest green campaign to introduce a new emblem for sustainable gastronomy has come under criticism for greenwashing. After digging into the Guide’s criteria for approving which restaurants could receive the green clover shaped seal of approval, Chef Christian F. Puglisi of Copenhagen restaurant Relae expressed his disappointment in a strongly worded post, stating “there […]

Global Organic Food Market Now Worth Over US$100 Billion As Demand For Safe Food Skyrockets

3 Mins Read According to new data contained in The World of Organic Agriculture 2020, published by Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM Organics International, organic agriculture farmland and organic food retail sales has reached another all-time high. The continued uptrend for the organics industry owes to consumer awareness coupling food choices to health and environmental […]