Answer the following questions:
1 According to the article, why are consumers willing to pay more for organic vegetables?
a. They look nice.
b. They are bigger than regular vegetables.Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 12:00am
Working with smelly, leftover food may not be everyone's idea of a career move, but it's just what student Jack Cheng Ying-kai is looking for. Cheng, 21, has just won HK$120,000 to help fund his scheme for a recycling centre turning food waste into odourless organic fertiliser.27 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
THE MAKING OF AN INDEPENDENT I was born in Pontianak, West Borneo, in 1966. When I was seven, my family moved to Jakarta and I have lived there ever since. I'm very much a no-frills person. My 250 square metre [2,700 sq ft] house is on 850 square metres of land in a kampong [suburb]. I don't use air-conditioning; we have four very big trees around the house that provide shade.20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Food and nutrition experts have welcomed the results of a series of tests carried out by the Sunday Morning Post, saying they indicate that Hong Kong's food safety monitoring programme is working.8 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Sharing a birthday with the elderly
Birthdays are a special occasion for everyone. Some people throw parties. I plan to spend my birthday in a slightly different way.
I'm going to invite my family and friends to visit an old people's home. I plan to buy some simple but nice gifts.21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
From weeding to picking fruits, Winnie Chan Wing-yin and Phoebe Sin Wing-yee spent their summer vacation working up a sweat in an extensive organic farm in Brazil.
The two students from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) endured a gruelling 30-hour flight - plus a four-hour bus ride - before arriving in the remote village of Ubajara.13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Our national leaders are taking the lead in growing their own vegetables through organic farming, with a little help from Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing. It turns out CK Life Sciences, one of Li's gazillion companies, is supplying organic fertilisers to a farm that exclusively serves residents and guests of Zhongnanhai, the state leadership compound in Beijing.2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Say the words 'herbs' and 'Lamma' in the same sentence, and you're likely to get a few sniggers from those who regard the island as 'hippie town'. But recently opened Herboland devotes itself solely to the cultivation of legal and nutritious organic herbs and veggies.8 Mar 2004 - 12:00am