Soy Milk

Power of four: Poon's pick of the mixes

Anyone running in this weekend's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon might want to consider these smoothie recipes, developed by registered dietitian Sally Poon in collaboration with the race organisers.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 12:00am

Mainland soy milk drinkers up in arms

Two popular restaurant chains have been accused of selling soy milk made from liquid concentrate or soybean powder, dealing another blow to the already shaky confidence in the country's food industry.

Zhen Kungfu, known for their dishes such as congee, told The Southern Metropolis News: 'Our soy milk is made from soy milk powder'.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Curd your enthusiasm

WHEN MOST OF us are still asleep, workers at the Kung Wo factory are toiling away to produce fresh bean curd for the market. Bean curd has been made on the premises, in a 1950s building in Shamshuipo, for more than 40 years.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Soybean milk-makers fail international safety tests

Six models of electronic soybean milk-makers to use at home fail to meet various international safety standards, according to a Consumer Council test.

They had insulation and wiring problems that could result in overheating and electric shocks.

16 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Greens are victimising us, says distributor

The company accused of being a 'shameless liar' for continuing to use GM ingredients says it is being unfairly targeted by activists.

Hong Chi's distributor in Hong Kong, Network Foods, said it had been unaware of the issue until reading about it in the Consumer Council's Choice magazine, which summarised the test results.

17 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Milk push condemned in wake of poisonings

Ministries are asking for trouble by promoting specific brands, says paper

The Ministries of Health and Agriculture were severely criticised yesterday for recommending soya milk drinks to pupils in the wake of a series of poisonings.

16 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Media point to poisoning cover-up

Authorities are accused of shielding a milk-factory owner

The Haicheng soya-milk poisoning scandal snowballed yesterday with the Beijing media insisting local government authorities be held responsible for an attempted cover-up.

15 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Lactose intolerance

We have been educated to prevent osteoporosis by drinking milk, which increases our intake of calcium.

However, lactose-reduced milk is not available in Hong Kong, even though the majority of Hong Kong's population of 6.7 million suffers from lactose intolerance.

8 Sep 2001 - 12:00am