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Member Spotlight Series

Member Spotlight: Phenix by OnTheList

Member Spotlight: Phenix by OnTheList

Photo: Phenix by OnTheList  By Samantha Lees Every day, Hong Kong sends up to 3,600 tonnes of food waste to landfills, using up resources and generating greenhouse gases which is accelerating climate change. Yet much of this waste is avoidable or can be repurposed. We...

Member Spotlight: Circular City

Member Spotlight: Circular City

Photo: Circular City By Samantha LeesWith over 100 million single-use plastic tableware items sent to landfill every week, Hong Kong is facing a “plastic disaster” (Greeners Action, 2020), and we can’t recycle our way out of this mountain of a problem. We spoke to Tim...

Member Spotlight: TiNDLE

Member Spotlight: TiNDLE

Photo: The TiNDLE “Yes I’m A Vego” Burger and TiNDLE Chicken and Waffles at Big Birdy By Samantha Lees While many are becoming aware that our current rate of producing and consuming meat is unsustainable and needs to change, few are willing to suffer for the cause....

Member Spotlight: PizzaExpress

Member Spotlight: PizzaExpress

Photo: @pizzaexpresshk By Khushboo Jogi To spotlight our theme on Community this month, we are highlighting the great work of PizzaExpress. The Hong Kong based British pizza chain, PizzaExpress, have set themselves up as a proactive market leader by achieving a...

Member Spotlight: Beams Co.

Member Spotlight: Beams Co.

Photo: Beams By Samantha Lees “We embrace the unconventional to find ways for people to live healthy lives”“We believe everyone has their own challenges, and we’re at our greatest when we make our comeback.” It was certainly unconventional, a shock to the system even,...

Member Spotlight: Paddi by Rice Inc

Member Spotlight: Paddi by Rice Inc

Photo: Tatler By Samantha Lees Anyone who’s grown up in a Chinese family would probably have heard of the saying “粒粒皆辛苦”, a saying that teaches children that every grain of rice comes with hard work, and hence should never be wasted. Yet before the rice even gets to...

Member Spotlight: Sea Change

Member Spotlight: Sea Change

Photo: Sea Change By Samantha Lees Here’s an unconventional wine pairing: an Italian Prosecco with stretches of clean beaches, a fruit-forward French Merlot with coastal pollution research, or a delicate Provence Rose with a reduced carbon footprint. Sea Change is...

Member Spotlight: LUÜNA NATURALS

Member Spotlight: LUÜNA NATURALS

Photo: LUÜNA naturals By Claudia Lee Founder of LUÜNA naturals Olivia Cotes-James was 26 when she realised her negative period symptoms were caused by the conventional cotton and non-cotton materials used in traditional pads and tampons. After switching to organic...

Member Spotlight: Bedu

Member Spotlight: Bedu

Photo: @bedu_hk By Khushboo Jogi Since its inception, Bedu has become the symbol of a modern Middle Eastern cuisine that embodies continuous learning when it comes to integrating sustainability into their business. They always strive to deliver quality food and...

Member Spotlight: Ho La Ho Sik – Home and Private Chef

Member Spotlight: Ho La Ho Sik – Home and Private Chef

Photo: @holahosik By Khushboo Jogi As a well-travelled food enthusiast, Christopher began Ho La Ho Sik (Instagram: @holahosik) as an outlet to showcase the plethora of dishes from his journeys around the world. Since its inception, this modern-day food blog had only...

Member Spotlight: Eat The Kiwi

Member Spotlight: Eat The Kiwi

Photo: New Zealand StoryBy Samantha Lees“Cooking is as simple and as good as the ingredients are,” said chef and entrepreneur Simon Gault. Yet in this age when most of our food comes from mass agriculture and factory farming. We sometimes have to put in extra effort...

Member Spotlight: ORCA

Member Spotlight: ORCA

By Samantha LeesWhile Hong Kong may pride itself for being the food capital of the world, the city also has an immense serving of food waste. A whopping 3,585 tonnes of food waste is thrown in the landfill every single day, which is equivalent to 250 double decker...

Member Spotlight: Lyfegreen

Member Spotlight: Lyfegreen

Photo: LyfegreenBy Samantha Lees When Lyfetribe co-founder James Hu was building his health and wellness platform, he noticed the lack of diversity of fruit and vegetables in regular supermarkets in Hong Kong. It was the same few types of vegetables everywhere, all...

Member Spotlight: Soilable

Member Spotlight: Soilable

By Samantha Lees The humble plastic straw has become a symbol of the war against single-use plastic ever since a video of a straw being removed from a sea turtle's nose went viral on the internet. Yet the various alternatives pose other problems for food service...

Member Spotlight: Belu

Member Spotlight: Belu

By Samantha Lees Any hospitality environment has a water service, yet it’s often the last thing that’s thought about. We often take water for granted as it is as easy as a twist of a tap. But where and how you get your water from can make a big impact on some of the...

Member Spotlight: Cookie Smiles

Member Spotlight: Cookie Smiles

Sustainability is not just about what's best for the environment, it is also vital to consider what's best for the long-term wellbeing of society, which is why society is one of the three pillars in the Food Made Good Framework. In this Member Spotlight, we take a...

Member Spotlight: La Taula

Member Spotlight: La Taula

By Samantha Lees As people become more aware of the importance of healthy eating, so has there been an increase in suppliers of food that is delicious, nutritional and beautiful to meet the growing demand for healthier alternatives. We spoke to Kanch Porta Panjabi,...

Member Spotlight: ZeroYet100

Member Spotlight: ZeroYet100

By Samantha Lees The message of health and sustainability in the hospitality industry goes beyond the kitchen. In order to provide guests with a truly sustainable experience, opportunities abound for restaurants and hotels to embed sustainability in all its offerings....