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Organic Food

Cleaning up their act

Natural products have caught up with their synthetic cousins, writes Tama Lung.

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 12:00am

Organic farming all the rage

In land-scarce Hong Kong, developers usually figure the solution to most problems is to go up. Now the same idea is taking root among the city's expanding organic gardening community, with vegetable plots on rooftops and even in industrial buildings.

16 Apr 2013 - 11:55am

Dentists reinvent the energy bar

As a health-conscious vegan, Stephen Costello rarely gets snacks from supermarket shelves.

24 Feb 2013 - 5:19pm

The urban myth of organic food

Did you hear the one about the Texan rancher who visits a Hong Kong farm? Having seen the size of the Hong Kong smallholding, he brags to the local farmer that it takes him three days to drive round his land. "Funny, I used to own a car like that," replies the local.

11 Oct 2012 - 9:54am 1 comment

Farmers' market in Quarry Bay

The Hong Kong Markets Organisation is launching its own family-day-style farmers' market in Quarry Bay this Sunday. Island East Markets will offer organic food, prepared food, juices and artisanal products. With a focus on fun and education, the market will encourage a direct relationship between producers and consumers in a traditional marketplace environment.

27 Sep 2012 - 9:52am

Promoters defend organic food after Stanford study shows it's no healthier

Promoters of organic produce yesterday defended its worth, after a major American study found little evidence it is much healthier than conventional food.

5 Sep 2012 - 2:28am

Organic expo ready for record turnout

Organisers of one of Asia's largest trade shows dedicated to natural and organic products are bracing themselves for a big influx of mainland buyers following a boom in organic product sales after recent food scares.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

Life's good up on the farm

Most people who choose to go back to the land have to leave the city far behind - but for former independent film producer Chang Wen, becoming a farmer was simply a case of wandering upstairs.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am