Calioo’s co-founders Nicole Lantin and Kenneth Liu Sun-wai are helping to promote local food vendors selling “the kinds of foods you can’t find in your grocery store”. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Calioo’s co-founders Nicole Lantin and Kenneth Liu Sun-wai are helping to promote local food vendors selling “the kinds of foods you can’t find in your grocery store”. Photo: Jonathan Wong

That talented home chef next door? She’s on Calioo, app that curates small food vendors in Hong Kong and helps them grow

  • Calioo, whose Cantonese name means ‘next door’, gives food vendors a platform to sell their products. ‘Talented chefs are everywhere,’ says its co-founder
  • It started in Hong Kong with baked goods, such as Basque burnt cheesecake, before expanding to other products, and stages pop-ups where producers meet customers

Calioo’s co-founders Nicole Lantin and Kenneth Liu Sun-wai are helping to promote local food vendors selling “the kinds of foods you can’t find in your grocery store”. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Calioo’s co-founders Nicole Lantin and Kenneth Liu Sun-wai are helping to promote local food vendors selling “the kinds of foods you can’t find in your grocery store”. Photo: Jonathan Wong