Members Awards

Sourcing Award

Our winner is: Sakti Elixir

at Fivelements Habitat

Arnaud Hauchon has inspired a progressive mindset among staff and guests alike by embracing and promoting the ‘Food is Medicine’ ethos, to create a more sustainable dining experience.


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Society Award

Our winner is: Haoma


Guided by their philosophy of ‘grow to give back’, Haoma (based in Bangkok) are sustainable sourcing pioneers and an inspiration to others. They’ve installed their own hydroponic and urban farm farm on site which utilises food waste to cycle back nutrients to the soil.


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Environment Award

Amber logo
Our winner is: MANA!
From its inception, MANA! has single-mindedly strived to tackle the issue of food waste and plastic packaging. 

The senior team has driven a zero food waste and zero plastic commitment since day one, 15 years ago, by investing in the right machinery and arranging for compost to be collected by a private contractor.


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Food Made Good
Business of the Year

King Mak with Jessica Chong
Our winner is: SOMM –

The Landmark Mandarin

Oriental Hotel, Hong Kong

SOMM – The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has been working hard to create a clear and concise sustainability action plan. A highlight is their wine-by-the-glass, which have all been carefully curated to showcase the finest craft of various winemakers with a focus on giving back to nature. Many of these are organic and biodynamic wines. 

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Supplier Award

Yannick Cueva with Nick Health
Our winner is: Belu 
Belu is helping reduce single-use water bottles by enabling restaurants to bottle their own high quality still & sparkling filtered water on site in reusable bottles – a solution that dramatically lowers their carbon footprint. The company is committed to giving all profits to WaterAid until 2030, and has so far donated over £5 million.

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Industry Awards

One Planet Plate Award

Spicebox Organics
Our winner is: SpiceBox


Punam began her career in the health and fitness industry over 20 years ago. With her extensive knowledge of holistic health and nutrition, she’s since opened three SpiceBox Organics store fronts. Be sure to check out their new location in Tsuen Kwan O.

One Planet Plate

One Planet Plate Presented by HSBC

Good to Go Award

Our winner is: Treehouse
Treehouse are a pioneer in eco-conscious eating trends and offer a wide selection of local and healthy food, with a predominantly plant-based menu. 

Aside from ethical sourcing, Treehouse advocates sustainable waste management, and encourages customers to return any packaging – which they then recycle into compost for local Hong Kong farmers and growers.

Landlord Award

Our winner is: Hong Kong

Univeristy of Science and


Over the last 12 months, HKUST has worked closely with their F&B tenants to encourage detailed data gathering to understand the food waste situation on campus. They’ve also created a compulsory waste separation and recycling programme – this is an important part of the tendering process for new F&B tenants.

Innovation Award

Spicebox Organics
Our winner is: Circular City
Circular City introduced HK to their trailblazing pilot project, Choose: Reuse. 

In just six weeks over this summer they trialled a coffee reuse system that saved 1000 cups from landfill. They captured valuable insights needed to upgrade and perfect their service – the goal of which is to minimize plastic takeaway waste in local F&B outlets by using smart technology.

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Food Hero

Spicebox Organics

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Our winner is: Kisum Chan

from Paddi 

Kisum Chan is the co-founder of Paddi, a rice social enterprise for which he won the HULT prize of US$1 million while studying at UCL. 

Paddi was created to empower Southeast Asian rice farmers through making farming more efficient and improving yields – both saving rice from going to landfill and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from food waste, as well as alleviating poverty. 

Paddi has pledged to reinvest 20% of its profits into sustainable initiatives – giving farmers better equipment to grow better food.

Award sponsored by

Fresh Accounting


Read about the Finalists here