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Plant-Based Pioneer Green Monday Raises US$70M In Record Breaking Round

7 Mins Read Green Monday, the Hong Kong-headquartered plant-based group, has just announced it has raised US$70 million in financing, marking the largest of its kind to date in Asia. It has also recently been named on Fortune Magazine’s annual Change the World list this year, which comprises companies that are tackling society’s unmet needs. Since its inception […]

Tong Kee Bao Dim Launches 4 Vegan Omnipork Dishes Across Hong Kong

3 Mins Read After a series of partnerships with mainstream F&B brands, Hong Kong’s Green Monday, the group behind the famed Omnipork, is now joining hands with the city’s dim sum chain Tong Kee Bao Dim to launch four new vegan-friendly dishes made with the pork mince analogue. The new dishes will be available across all 100 locations […]

China Impossible Foods’ Rival Zhenmeat Seeks US$2M Funding For Major Growth

4 Mins Read Beijing-based plant-based meat startup Zhenmeat is now seeking US$ 2 million in funding from global investors in order to capture the growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives in China. This follows the latest news from Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, who debuted two new plant-based pork products at CES in Vegas earlier this month in a […]

Green Monday Named PETA Asia’s Company Of The Year 2019

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based social enterprise Green Monday has been named PETA Asia’s Company of the Year for 2019. Omnipork, which is Green Monday’s star product developed under their venture Right Treat, earned them the annual award by PETA Asia, which seeks to recognise businesses driving positive change for animals, people and the planet. As 2019 […]

African Swine Fever Predicted To Wipe Out 1/4 Global Pig Population

3 Mins Read According to intergovernmental agency World Organisation for Animal Health, the spread of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic will wipe out a quarter of the world’s pig population. Since last year, Asia has experienced mass escalation of ASF, with the world’s largest pig producer – China – bearing the brunt of the deaths while the […]

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 […]

Hong Kong Tops List of Worst Emissions Polluters Due To Excessive Meat & Dairy Consumption

3 Mins Read The University of Hong Kong‘s Department of Earth Science released a study last year revealing the significant greenhouse gas contributions that Hong Kong generates, predominantly fuelled by the city’s excessive appetite for meat. Results from the study indicate that if citizens cut back on meat and dairy intake in accordance with recommended nutritional guidelines, the […]

Green Common Debuts Animal-Free Chicken Nuggets & We’re Lovin’ It

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based grocery and café chain Green Common has rolled out Alpha Nuggets, a vegan take on fast food favourite chicken nuggets, across all its locations in the city. This marks another step forward in the accelerating market for plant-based meat alternatives, which have grown in popularity across the world and particularly in Asia.  […]

Hong Kong Meat & Dairy Consumption On The Rise Despite UN Warnings

4 Mins Read In the wake of our current biodiversity and climate crisis, which is putting the future of food, health and the environment under severe threat, Hong Kongers are still consuming meat and dairy at a higher rate than ever before. Comparative figures from a range of global data reports show that the import-dependent city alarmingly consumes […]

Omnipork Partners With Iconic Hong Kong Restaurant Tsui Wah

2 Mins Read Starting this August, dishes featuring Omnipork are now available across all of Tsui Wah’s 28 branches. The Hong Kong restaurant chain, which is an integral part of the city’s local cha-chaan-teng culture, will use the all-purpose plant-based pork alternative to offer diners a vegetarian spin on cult classics.  Launched earlier last year by Green Monday’s […]

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 […]

Chinese University of Hong Kong Launches Asia’s First Plant-Based Studies Course

2 Mins Read The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in partnership with social enterprise, Green Monday, has unveiled its first Plant-based Movement Studies for the 2018/19 academic year. A comprehensive plant-based lifestyle and movement education course through Lee Woo Sing College, one of the five colleges of CUHK, the general education curriculum – Future of Food: Plant-based […]

Macau’s Iconic Pork Chop Bun Gets A 21st Century Upgrade With Green Monday’s Omnipork

5 Mins Read Leading the charge to promote more plant-based meals in the former Portuguese colony, Macau’s largest casino operator Sands China has launched their Green Cuisine Campaign in collaboration with Green Monday. It’s the biggest environmental educational program the Special Administrative Region has ever seen, introducing new vegan dishes at over 10 of its restaurants, including a meatless interpretation […]

Green Monday Movement Goes Global: Major International Award & Sands China Partnership

3 Mins Read Devoted to fighting climate change and global food insecurity, Hong Kong’s homegrown social startup, Green Monday, has been at the forefront of promoting practical transitions to sustainable living by advocating plant-based meals on Mondays and inspiring actionable insights directed at our personal diets and carbon footprint through active campaigns. Six years after laying the groundwork for corporations, […]