Perfect Presents: The Green Queen 2016 Xmas Gift Guide

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This Christmas, spoil your nearest and dearest with the perfect present thanks to Green Queen’s Xmas Gift Guide, a collection of the city’s best ethical, organic and artisan brands and products. 

Crafted 852 Coconut Crazy Gift Box

Crafted 852‘s ‘In A Box’ sets provide a high quality gifting solution, perfect for any occasion. Each box has been lovingly prepared featuring an array of unique food and lifestyle items depending on your box’s theme. Featuring clean branding, quality packaging materials and thoughtful design; these boxes are intended to impress for less. Our favourite? The Coconut Crazy, an amazing array of pristine, certified organic coconut products for a range of applications you will love to discover, including Coconut Matter WILD Virgin Coconut Oil,  Niulife Creamed Coconut,  Niulife Coconut Chocolate Spread and Niulife Coconut Amino Acid Sauce. 

Crafted 852 Coconut Crazy gift box, HKD 850.

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teapigs Christmas Book Bundle

teapigs pulled a bundle of their favourite winter teas together, added a sturdy mug and our amazing book all about tea to create the perfect holiday gift set. This bundle makes the perfect Christmas gift for any tea lover and they’ve gift wrapped it too! It’s a no fuss, no brainer pressie. Each bundle contains three packs of tea (15 sachets each) in Spiced Winter Red Tea, Apple & Cinnamon Tea and English Breakfast, the teapigs Book Of Tea, a teapigs tea mug, gift wrapping and free delivery.

teapigs Christmas Bundle, HKD 300.

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Sweet Secrets’ Heavenly Cookie Gifts

Indulge your sweet tooth this holiday season with Sweet Secrets‘ Heavenly Cookie Gift Boxes and Heavenly Cookie Gift Cartons in five assorted flavours of handmade goodness. Each Cookie Gift Box contains 16 mini cookies and each Cookie Gift Carton contains 12 full cookies, and all are free from refined sugar, gluten, egg, nuts, soy and dairy. Flavours include Double Chocolate Chip, Cranberry Pumpkin Oat, Spicy Ginger, Matcha with Cacao Nibs and Black Figs with White Sesame.

Sweet Secrets Heavenly Cookie Gift Box (160g, 16 pieces), HKD 150; Heavenly Gift Carton, (360g, 12 pieces) HKD 250.

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Swedish’s Handmade Bodycare Xmas Offer 

Swedish’s Handmade Bodycare is a brand of beauty products made with love and care for your body and soulThe first thing you think of when looking to live a healthy life is eating right and exercising, but what you don’t think about is all the toxins you put into your body thanks to the daily use of commercial soaps and lotions. Swedish’s Handmade is freshly made to order with only the best natural ingredients, keeping your skin super soft and your body healthyGive friends, family and yourself a wonderful Christmas present this year with Swedish’s Handmade Bodycare.

Swedish’s Handmade Bodycare, starting at HKD 39.

Order here, quote ‘SW2016’ to get 15% off all orders. 

Canton Bloom’s Christmas Advent Calendar Tea Set

Presenting the best of Cantom Bloom: their first ever themed Christmas Gift Box: “How to be Santa:” a beautifully designed advent calendar for your special someone. The gift set contains a ’12 Nights Before Christmas Tea Samplers Countdown’ with flavours like Frosty Peppermint and Hot Caramel Apple, as well as a box of their premium Japanese handmade Matcha Tea Nama Chocolate Truffles. Open up each gift and sip your way through to Christmas Eve. We promise every day will be a wonderful surprise. 

Canton Bloom Christmas Advent Calendar Tea Set,  HKD 475.

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Raiz The Bar Happy Holidays Christmas Gift Box

This absolutely stunning gift box from Raiz The Bar, Hong Kong’s first local bean-to-bar chocolate makers holds four chocolate bars from their award-winning small-batch collection, especially for this holiday season. Bars include: Authentic Me: Classic Original, Cherish Me: Sour Cherry Chilli, Energise Me: Activated Crispy Mint and Uplift Me: Chai Chaga to get you, or that someone special, into the festive spirit – minus all the junk. Raiz The Bar chocolate is fully certified USDA Organic and Australian Organic, Vegan (UK), Paleo (USA), Kosher (HKK) and is completely free of refined sugar, dairy, gluten, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, GMO and fillers. Each box comes with a hand-illustrated cacao leaf holly watercolour printed Happy Holidays wrap, all printed on earth friendly paper. 

Raiz The Bar Happy Holidays Christmas Gift Box, HKD 288.

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Give The Gift Of Water With Pluvial Plus Water Filters 

Getting mineralised alkaline water at home could not be easier! With Pluvial Plus, you can now filter your own water and get that natural tasting water without breaking the bank. Going through a ceramic filter and then a five-stage filter, Pluvial Plus filters not only remove impurities such as bacteria, chlorine, fluoride, heavy metals (including lead) and more, they are also environmentally-friendly and economical. Get yours today!

Pluvial Plus Mineral Stick Filter, HKD 100; Counter Top/Dispenser Filter, HKD 1, 600. 

Order here and quote ‘GQXMAS’ to get 15% Off all orders. 


Enjoy A ‘Slow’ Christmas’ With 6 WINES

6 WINES brings you the taste of ‘Slow!’ Their organic wines are imported directly from Italian family wineries and recommended by Slow Food. They carefully choose wines produced with respect for the natural environment and winemakers who follow authentic regional winemaking traditions. One of them is Castello di Tassarolo, a winemaker situated in the commune of Tassarolo in the heart of the Gavi, in Piedmont that greatly values the natural cycle of life of the farm. Their red wine, Barbera DOC, is pure, pleasant and elegant with an ethereal bouquet of wild berries and cherries. For those who enjoy whites, try their Gavi DOCG, a well-rounded, naturally delightful wine with a touch of honey flavour.

6 WINES organic Italian wines, starting at HKD 138.

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The Entertainer Hong Kong 2017

Give the gift that keeps on giving 7 days a week, all year round! Get The Entertainer Hong Kong 2017,  the iOS/Android app with over 1, 700 ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free’ offers in dining, retail, health & beauty, leisure and attractions. As a FREE supplement, you’ll also unlock Hotels Worldwide, with over 500 luxurious properties offering ‘Buy 1 Room Night, Get 1 Room Night Free’ in the world’s top destinations. Merchants include DK Aromatherapy,  emmanuel f.,  Pololi, Gymbox, Fresca, Banyan Trees, Intercontinental, and so many more. Everything on the app is 2-4-1, with annual savings worth up to HKD 1.2 million. 

The Entertainer Hong Kong 2017 Early Bird Special, HKD 295 limited time offer.

Order here, quote promo code ‘GQHK2017.’


Urban Greenosophy ‘Delight HIM/HER’ Organic Gift Box

What is the best gift this festive season? Urban Greenosophy, a new Hong Kong-based online boutique for organic beauty products, has carefully designed and prepared gift box sets for your love, friends, family and you of course! Three gift sets are now available: ‘Delight HER’, ‘Delight HIM’ and ‘Choice of YOURS’ showcasing products like organic superfoods from KIKI Health, women’s skincare from Terre Verdi and men’s personal care products from Living Naturally. All their products are premium, made in the United Kingdom, certified by organic associations and vegan friendly. This Christmas, surprise your loved ones with something special thanks to Urban Greenosophy’s range of organic goodies!

Urban Greenosophy Delight HER/Delight HIM, HKD 588.

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Cedele Celebrates This Festive Season With Mindful Indulgences

From decadent log cakes to traditional festive sweets, there are plenty of good reasons to treat yourself to a guilt-free Christmas with Cedele this year! Baked with unrefined sugar, Cedele log cakes make a sweet happy ending to your delightful Christmas meal. Choose from either our Classic Chocolate Flourless Truffle Log Cake, a deliciously moist chocolate sponge cake coated with a decadent layer of chocolate cream cheese (gluten-free friendly!) OR the Limited Edition Lychee Champagne Tiramisu Log Cake made with moist almond cake rolled with champagne-spiked mascarpone frosting.

Lychee Champagne Tiramisu Log Cake, HKD 380; Chocolate Flourless Truffle Log Cake, HKD 350. 

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Fresh & Frosty: Snow Fox Skin Care Holiday Gift Set

Debuting just in time for Christmas, Snow Fox Skin Care is organic, all-natural, 100% vegan and cruelty-free, which makes it the perfect wellness gift! Snow Fox Skin Care is a simple 1-2-3 regime for flawless skin, including its Soothing Facial Cleansing Mousse,  Arctic Breeze Detox Mask (made with organic cotton sheet masks) and their All Day Defense CreamThe range is great for all skin types, especially for hyper-sensitive skin – with no parabens, SLS, phthalates, petrochemicals, preservatives or harsh chemicals. Its powerfully effective yet gentle formula is designed to combat and remove grease, dirt and impurities without drying out the skin’s natural moisture levels. With daily use, the range will even out skin tone, balance oily sebum and maintain hydration.

Snowfox Skincare, HKD 50 – 420; full gift set HKD 940.

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  • Sonalie Figueiras

    2021 Women of Power, 2019 GEN T Honoree, V Label Global Hero, 2 x TEDx Speaker: Serial social entrepreneur & trends forecaster Sonalie Figueiras is a sustainability expert, food futurist and eco-powerhouse who has been inspiring global audiences for over a decade with practical steps on how to fight climate change. Known as the Green Queen of Asia, she is the founder and Editor in Chief of the award-winning Green Queen - the region’s first impact media platform that educates millions of readers on the connection between health, sustainability and the environment and showcases future solutions. She is also the co-founder and CEO of organic sourcing platform Ekowarehouse and climate tech SaaS Source Green, which helps consumer brands quit plastic packaging thanks to proprietary plastic reduction software. In addition, Sonalie is a global keynote speaker and an advisor to multiple mission-driven startups and NGOs, and a venture partner to several VC funds.

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