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Breer: Hong Kong Uni Students Turn Food Waste Into Craft Beer

4 Mins Read When four university students in Hong Kong began noticing how many loaves of bread were being thrown away each day in the city, they started to think about how to save food waste and turn it into something new. They came up with Breer, a new brand of local craft beer made from upcycled loaves […]

China Needs To Fight Its Massive Food Waste To Combat Climate Change

3 Mins Read China is facing a massive food waste crisis. Over 6% of China’s total food production is already lost before reaching consumers, and restaurants in Chinese cities throw away an average of a third of food served. Amid the climate crisis and an already vulnerable global food system exposed by the current Covid-19 pandemic, it is […]

5 Ways To Reduce Food Waste At Home From Feeding Hong Kong’s Founder

2 Mins Read As the founder of Hong Kong’s first globally affiliated food bank, Feeding Hong Kong, Gabrielle Kirstein knows a thing or two about food waste. Feeding Hong Kong has to-date provided over 7.3 million meals to Hong Kong’s hungriest. While her charity focuses on collecting and redistributing food that would otherwise be wasted by companies, it […]

Zero Heroes: Hong Kong’s Most Inspiring Zero Waste Kings & Queens

11 Mins Read As humans, we make choices every single day that matter so much more than it may seem. Your life today is a result of a cumulative series of decisions you made yesterday. Collectively, as a race, we have made decisions – good and bad – that have brought our ecosystem to where its at now. There is no denying […]

Food Savior Is A New Online Platform Tackling Food Waste In Hong Kong With Smart Business

4 Mins Read As one of the world’s most famed culinary capitals, Hong Kong is home to thousands of restaurants. Between our 87 Michelin-starred restaurants, exquisite upscale dining, traditional Chinese eateries, trendy pop-up cafes, and glorious hole-in-the-wall joints, Hong Kong is a city that loves to eat. The dark side of our foodie-crazed world is that our gluttonous city […]

Global Food Waste Trends: Solutions & Inspiration

4 Mins Read It is unthinkable that in a world where so many go hungry, food wastage is such a massive problem. And yet, here we are. An astounding 30 to 40% of all the food that is produced across the planet is wasted. Beyond the moral arguments (how can we waste food when famine is still on […]

Green Queen Giving: Foodlink Foundation – Tirelessly Tackling Food Waste & Hunger

3 Mins Read How was Foodlink Foundation (FF) started? Foodlink Foundation was established at the end of 2001 after our founder, Mrs. Vanessa Hwang, identified a serious need for hunger alleviation among lower-income groups in Hong Kong. What is the mission of FF? Foodlink Foundation is a registered Hong Kong charity dedicated to fighting hunger, building self-sufficiency and fostering nutritional wellness among those […]