Green Queen

Sonalie Figueiras is the founder and editor-in-chief of Green Queen, Hong Kong's largest eco wellness media platform, advocating for social & environmental change using original, inspiring Asia-centric content and the founder and CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products created with a mission to make organic farming accessible & affordable for the whole planet.
Green Queen
Sonalie Figueiras is the founder and editor-in-chief of Green Queen, Hong Kong's largest eco wellness media platform, advocating for social & environmental change using original, inspiring Asia-centric content and the founder and CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products created with a mission to make organic farming accessible & affordable for the whole planet.

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5 best restaurants for vegetarians and vegans in Taipei

Hoshina, Vege Creek and Mianto are among the not-to-be-missed eateries serving delicious cuisine in the Taiwanese capital

27 May 2019 - 4:00PM

Hoshina, Vege Creek and Mianto are among the not-to-be-missed eateries serving delicious cuisine in the Taiwanese capital

5 best restaurants for vegetarians and vegans in Taipei
Eco-anxiety: Why millennials are stressed about climate change – and how hope can prevail

Anyone suffering a state of heightened anxiousness about environmental destruction may experience fear, anger, feelings of powerlessness, exhaustion – but there are reasons for optimism

25 May 2019 - 12:00PM

Anyone suffering a state of heightened anxiousness about environmental destruction may experience fear, anger, feelings of powerlessness, exhaustion – but there are reasons for optimism

Eco-anxiety: Why millennials are stressed about climate change – and how hope can prevail
Why do Katy Perry, Serena Williams and Jay-Z want to invest in meat-alternative firm, Impossible Foods?

Many celebrities are backing US company – which raised US$300 million in star-studded Series E round of funding – known in Asia for its flagship plant-based Impossible Burger

24 May 2019 - 11:47AM

Many celebrities are backing US company – which raised US$300 million in star-studded Series E round of funding – known in Asia for its flagship plant-based Impossible Burger

Why do Katy Perry, Serena Williams and Jay-Z want to invest in meat-alternative firm, Impossible Foods?
6 vegan cheese start-ups in Asia for your plant-based fromage fix

It’s all about nut, seed and bean cheese from now on

20 May 2019 - 4:00PM

It’s all about nut, seed and bean cheese from now on

6 vegan cheese start-ups in Asia for your plant-based fromage fix
7 fine dining restaurants serving Hong Kong’s best vegan tasting menus

Café Gray Deluxe, Arcane and Grassroots Pantry are among the eateries offering delicious cuisine that will delight meat eaters and plant-based-food lovers alike

17 May 2019 - 3:00PM

Café Gray Deluxe, Arcane and Grassroots Pantry are among the eateries offering delicious cuisine that will delight meat eaters and plant-based-food lovers alike

7 fine dining restaurants serving Hong Kong’s best vegan tasting menus
10 Hong Kong restaurants that both vegans and meat eaters will love

Locofama, BEP, Mak Mak, Loyal Dining and Camper’s make our list of the city’s eateries serving delights that appeal to all diners – vegans and meat and fish lovers

17 Apr 2019 - 1:29PM

Locofama, BEP, Mak Mak, Loyal Dining and Camper’s make our list of the city’s eateries serving delights that appeal to all diners – vegans and meat and fish lovers

10 Hong Kong restaurants that both vegans and meat eaters will love
5 luxury hotels and resorts to check out for a plastic-free holiday

Eco-friendly places with sustainable initiatives to protect the oceans and their surroundings

5 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Eco-friendly places with sustainable initiatives to protect the oceans and their surroundings

5 luxury hotels and resorts to check out for a plastic-free holiday
What’s new: vegan restaurant openings, menus and offerings for meat-free lovers in Hong Kong

Sha Tin 18’s winning Lunar New Year Omnipork menu goes all-year-round, Tai Tai Pie Pies bakes vegan offerings and Central cafe and bar offer dairy-free gelato

3 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

Sha Tin 18’s winning Lunar New Year Omnipork menu goes all-year-round, Tai Tai Pie Pies bakes vegan offerings and Central cafe and bar offer dairy-free gelato

What’s new: vegan restaurant openings, menus and offerings for meat-free lovers in Hong Kong
China announces end to post-market animal testing for cosmetic products

The statement brings China closer to international cruelty-free market practices

2 Apr 2019 - 11:56AM

The statement brings China closer to international cruelty-free market practices

China announces end to post-market animal testing for cosmetic products
Vegans and vegetarians, rejoice – new app ‘soo where to eat’ has you covered in Hong Kong

The English and Chinese app covers restaurants and vegan grocery shops all over Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories, and is available for Apple and Android phones

29 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM

The English and Chinese app covers restaurants and vegan grocery shops all over Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories, and is available for Apple and Android phones

Vegans and vegetarians, rejoice – new app ‘soo where to eat’ has you covered in Hong Kong
How US start-up’s plant-based JUST Egg plans to crack mainland China’s market

Firm, which will first target biggest cities, also plans to launch cell-cultured chicken nuggets soon

25 Mar 2019 - 10:15AM

Firm, which will first target biggest cities, also plans to launch cell-cultured chicken nuggets soon

How US start-up’s plant-based JUST Egg plans to crack mainland China’s market
11 great new vegan restaurants and menus in Hong Kong this February

JOMO Coffee & Cakes, Veda, Verde Mar and Nuttea are just a few of the new eateries delighting meat-eaters and vegetarians alike

19 Feb 2019 - 10:33AM

JOMO Coffee & Cakes, Veda, Verde Mar and Nuttea are just a few of the new eateries delighting meat-eaters and vegetarians alike

11 great new vegan restaurants and menus in Hong Kong this February
6 of Hong Kong’s best vegetarian all-you-can-eat buffets

Ahimsa Buffet, Basmati, Harvester, Bijas Vegetarian, My Meat Run Buddy and Sprout Cafe all provide delicious meat-free fare

16 Feb 2019 - 12:00PM

Ahimsa Buffet, Basmati, Harvester, Bijas Vegetarian, My Meat Run Buddy and Sprout Cafe all provide delicious meat-free fare

6 of Hong Kong’s best vegetarian all-you-can-eat buffets
Can a new plant-based diet slash food wastage and feed the world?

EAT-Lancet Commission guidelines call for a 50 per cent reduction in red meat and sugar consumption, and a doubling of vegetables, fruits, pulses and nuts

9 Feb 2019 - 4:01PM

EAT-Lancet Commission guidelines call for a 50 per cent reduction in red meat and sugar consumption, and a doubling of vegetables, fruits, pulses and nuts

Can a new plant-based diet slash food wastage and feed the world?
HealthyTOKYO opens its first vegan restaurant at Haneda Airport

The launch of the health and wellness provider’s plant-based cafe and shop is timely ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo

31 Jan 2019 - 9:03AM

The launch of the health and wellness provider’s plant-based cafe and shop is timely ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo

HealthyTOKYO opens its first vegan restaurant at Haneda Airport
5 of the best healthy meal-delivery plans in Hong Kong

Check out this list of the top delivery services around town that drop nutritious meals right at your doorstep. From raw vegan to high protein, there’s something for everyone

28 Jan 2019 - 10:05AM

Check out this list of the top delivery services around town that drop nutritious meals right at your doorstep. From raw vegan to high protein, there’s something for everyone

5 of the best healthy meal-delivery plans in Hong Kong
Digital withdrawal, veganism, zero-waste living and other eco-trend predictions for 2019

The public and businesses have embraced plastic-free and zero-waste living and conscious consumerism, but what will the next 12 months bring?

17 Jan 2019 - 3:34AM

The public and businesses have embraced plastic-free and zero-waste living and conscious consumerism, but what will the next 12 months bring?

Digital withdrawal, veganism, zero-waste living and other eco-trend predictions for 2019
Zero waste in sight as Hi Fly targets plastic-free fleet by the end of 2019

Portuguese carrier has been an avid proponent of sustainability while highlighting the damage caused by plastic pollution

16 Jan 2019 - 10:55AM

Portuguese carrier has been an avid proponent of sustainability while highlighting the damage caused by plastic pollution

Zero waste in sight as Hi Fly targets plastic-free fleet by the end of 2019
What do millennial luxury wellness travellers look for in a holiday?

Today’s young global holidaymakers are focused on their mental health and reducing global plastic consumption, but where do they visit – and with whom?

11 Jan 2019 - 1:04PM

Today’s young global holidaymakers are focused on their mental health and reducing global plastic consumption, but where do they visit – and with whom?

What do millennial luxury wellness travellers look for in a holiday?
From Amsterdam to Zanzibar: eco-friendly tips from zero-waste travel experts

Travelling leaves a lot of waste and carbon footprint. Reduce that by bringing your own cutlery and cloth napkins, and stick to one carry-on backpack

10 Nov 2018 - 1:01PM

Travelling leaves a lot of waste and carbon footprint. Reduce that by bringing your own cutlery and cloth napkins, and stick to one carry-on backpack

From Amsterdam to Zanzibar: eco-friendly tips from zero-waste travel experts