Raymond Leung with a display of Camel vacuum flasks at the Camlux Hotel, opened in the former flask factory. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Made in Hong Kong: the Camel vacuum flask, once an essential for school packed lunches, and the story behind it

In the 1940s, most Hongkongers relied on vacuum flasks to keep liquids hot or cold, usually made by local brand Camel. Today, the company is still making them, and runs a vacuum-flask-themed hotel in Kowloon Bay

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Raymond Leung with a display of Camel vacuum flasks at the Camlux Hotel, opened in the former flask factory. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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