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Nearly 20% of Food-Related Emissions Come From Transport, New Study Finds

3 Mins Read Food has a transportation problem. According to new research, 19 percent of food-related emissions come from transport, a number seven times higher than previous estimates. Research published in the journal Nature Food says the world’s most affluent regions have the biggest food transport footprint. The food industry accounts for more than 15 percent of total […]

Top 5 Reasons To Eat Local or Why The Locavore Movement Is Vital To Your Health

4 Mins Read Eating locally has become somewhat of a trend these days and with all health trends, it’s easy to forget that there are legitimately valid reasons to adopt them. Beyond all the media coverage, the locavore movement has its roots (couldn’t resist) in sound thinking. Below, we look into the rationale behind it. Maximize Nutrition Many of us […]

5 Reasons Why Eating Seasonally Is Better For You (And The Planet)

3 Mins Read Living in the modern world means that you can have whatever you want, whenever you want it. This is very different from the way our human ancestors lived- they relied only on the fruits and vegetables that were available according to the time of the year. season. It turns out they may have been on […]

Green Queen Heroes: Raw Chef Priscilla Soligo of Rawthentic Food

7 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Sydney, Australia and grew up with a love for bushwalking, surfing, children, music and food. After school I trained as a Chef, but it was a short-lived career. After meeting my husband and starting a family in Hong Kong, I pursued my passion for […]

Green Queen Recommends: Locavore Xmas Gifts Guide

3 Mins Read Christmas is fast approaching and those of us playing Santa have lists to fulfill. Whilst Hong Kong is a shopping mecca, full of malls and shops and street markets, most of the wares on display are imported from across the globe. How about giving the gift of local this Christmas? Support homegrown brands that are […]