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Omnipork Launches Instant Meals Across 3,600 FamilyMart Locations In Taiwan

3 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based social enterprise Green Monday has partnered with Taiwan’s major chain of convenience stores FamilyMart to launch a line of Omnipork instant meals across 3,600 locations in the country. This follows Green Monday’s recent successful partnership with Taiwan’s biggest quick service restaurant chain Bafang Yunji, which is attracting 1 million Omnipork dumpling sales […]

Taiwan’s Bafang Yunji Is Selling 1 Million Omnipork Dumplings A Week Across Almost 1,000 Locations

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Green Monday has partnered with Taiwan’s largest fast casual restaurant chain, Bafang Yunji, to debut plant-based Omnipork dumplings across Taiwan. Across its nearly 1,000 stores across Taiwan, Bafang Yunji is selling over 1 million Omnipork dumplings each week since launching on the menu on January 12th of this year. The popularity of the […]

Top 3 Vegan-Friendly Travel Destinations In The World Are Here In Asia

3 Mins Read In a new Global Vegan Index by travel agency Hotelfollower, Asian destinations took the top spots for vegans who wish to explore the world. The top 3 countries in the ranking include Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan, while Malaysia and Vietnam made the top 10 travel destinations in the index. As veganism continues on its […]

INTERVIEW: Taiwan Pro-Basketball Player Doug Creighton “The Year I Went Vegan Was The Best Of My Career”

4 Mins Read Green Queen sits down with Doug Creighton, a Taiwanese-American professional basketball player for the Pauian Archiland team in Taiwan’s Super Basketball League. A vegan for many years, Creighton is now Green Monday’s Taiwan ambassador and a supporter of the global plant-based movement. We sat down to discuss what it’s like being a vegan athlete, Asia’s […]

Student Climate Strikes Across Asia: “There Is No Planet B”

4 Mins Read For months, millions of young climate activists around the world have been taking to the streets on Fridays to demand governmental action on our planet’s most urgent issue: climate change. Ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit, today’s 20th September protest marks the third general strike for the climate, as a part of the […]

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 […]

The 5 Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Taipei

4 Mins Read Famed for being a plant-based paradise, Taipei has no shortage of excellent vegetarian dining options. With a penchant for innovative culinary prowess, fresh vegetables and a strong Buddhist tradition, the city of Azaleas (that’s their national flower, FYI) is proof that a thriving vegan dining scene can be a serious touristic draw. The Taiwanese capital […]

Plant-Based Fromage Anyone? A Guide To Asia’s Best Vegan Cheese Startups

3 Mins Read If there’s one thing that’s a little hard to give up when going plant-based, it’s the cheeseboard. Pre-dinner, post-meal, during cocktail hour or just as a snack anytime, cheese and crackers is the ultimate in delicious gorging food. But a new age of ethical, sustainable and healthy food consumption is upon us and dairy cheese […]

Green Monday Launches in Taiwan, Welcomes Mary McCartney As New Investor

4 Mins Read Playing a transformative role in the future of a greener, cleaner world, Hong Kong’s award-winning social sustainable organisation, Green Monday, has launched another strategic partnership, thus expanding its mission to tackle climate change, food insecurity and public health issues – this time, in neighbouring Taiwan. With a large and longstanding Buddhist population, the East Asian […]

Beyond Burger Launches Across 14 TGIF Locations in Taiwan

2 Mins Read Silicon Valley’s Beyond Meat Beyond Burger has officially joined TGI Fridays in Taiwan, marking the second city in Asia to offer the famed vegan burger that cooks and sizzles like a beef patty. Following a two-month promotional run of the Mushroom Beyond Meat Burger which launched earlier this summer, the chain has formally added the juicy plant […]

Best Vegan Udon in Asia? Hoshina Taipei Is Japanese Noodle Heaven

4 Mins Read Udon know how much you mean to me. No, really – when it comes to ramen’s thicker, wheat-flour noodle cousin, nothing beats a bowl of chewy, heartwarming udon. On our recent travels to Taiwan’s metropolis capital of Taipei, often named Asia’s most vegan-friendly city, we had the good fortune to eat at a noodle house […]