Absolut Vodka is a brand of vodka, produced near Åhus, in southern Sweden. Absolut is owned by French group Pernod Ricard; it bought Absolut for €5.63 billion in 2008 from the Swedish state. Absolut is the third largest brand of alcoholic spirits in the world after Bacardi and Smirnoff, and is sold in 126 countries.
Bakehouse is an artisan bakery & café born in Hong Kong. We craft artisanal baked goods in house, for you. Our selection of products are ever-changing, in harmony with Chef Grégoire Michaud’s inspiration and seasonal products’ availability. We create naturally leavened sourdough breads, danish and fine pastries using time-honoured artisanal traditions and methods. All of our baked goods are handmade every day with fine flour from the traditional Suire Mill in France and the best premium and seasonal ingredients, by a team of passionate and highly skilled bakers and pastry chefs led by Grégoire.
Bite Society is a mission-driven vegan startup working on new snack products.
Business Sweden, owned by the Swedish Government and the Swedish business sector, aims to help Swedish companies to reach their full international potential and companies abroad to reach their full potential through investments in Sweden. Every year we arrange activities to assist Swedish enterprises in extending their reach abroad. Initiatives include purchasing tie-ups, matchmaking, in-store tests, fact-finding visits and attendance at trade fairs and exhibitions. Our focus markets are the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Japan, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Canada and the US. As a proud ambassador of the Swedish food culture, our goal is to put Sweden on the global food map.
Campfire Collaborative Spaces is Asia’s fastest growing network of shared spaces. With real estate at a premium in most major cities, Campfire provides reliable and flexible sites to maximise utilisation. Our sites have been designed to provide every tool and service possible for members to grow.
A one-stop shop online platform to organise, book, and manage your events. Order food & drinks from your favourite restaurants with stunning table setting, arrange venue decoration, flowers, and balloons, organise professional photography, and more. All on one platform with your very own dedicated concierge. You can also book the CATERIERGE centre for private events, cooking classes, and workshops. Coming to Sai Ying Pun in late November! For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choice Healthy Foods
Choice Healthy Foods is a leading producer of gluten free foods that are locally produced in our bakery. Our products are made to order in a zero contamination, 100% gluten free facility. Our mission is to promote clean eating by baking gluten free versions of regular food items, such as our artisanal breads, free from cakes and flourless treats.
Classified is a collection of neighbourhood café-workspaces serving modern comfort food, boutique wines and artisan cheeses. Classic eggs Benedict, grass-grazed beef burger, pancakes and detox smoothies, we've got you covered for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. You can find us in Sheung Wan, Central, Happy Valley, Sai Ying Pun, Stanley and many other locations in Hong Kong and Jakarta.
The Coffee Academïcs
Ranked 1st in specialty coffee in Hong Kong, Frost and Sullivan Report 2017. In November 2012, The Coffee Academïcs opened its doors on 38 Yiu Wa Street, Causeway Bay with only one goal in mind – to redefine the coffee house experience in Hong Kong. Up till date, we have 20 outlets in the region by the end of 2018. From sourcing globally for the best quality coffee beans, to roasting onsite to finesse the inherent character of coffee and meticulously cupping to ensure quality, every molten pearl of coffee speaks of our interpretation of the perfect brew.
Compare Retreats is the booking portal and publication for the world's leading luxury wellness retreats that have been tried, tested and reviewed by certified health and fitness professionals.
At Duni, we supply innovative table top concepts, creative packaging and take-away solutions to professionals and consumers. Everything we offer is designed to create goodfoodmood and reflects decades of specialisation in materials and design.
As meal planner, Eatology provides premium, tailor-made meal programs and deliver delicious, healthy food to the door. Their professionally prepared meals are designed by renowned chefs, tested by dietitians, and freshly cooked everyday. Eatology creates gourmet recipes comprised of wholesome, nutrient-dense ingredients with great flavors—just to help you to reach your goal, whether it is losing weight, boosting energy levels or staying healthy.
Expat Living Hong Kong
Whether you’re just off the boat or a permanent resident, Expat Living Hong Kong offers heaps of information on anything and everything happening on the island. Expat Living Hong Kong is updated with fun and valuable content every day to both entertain and help you make a home in Hong Kong.
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide (FEW) is a female-founders platform that aims to connect, inspire and empower women for entrepreneurial and personal success. We currently have over 10,000 registered female members and are rapidly expanding our community in Greater China. We offer connections, training and development, business advice to female founders and senior executives.
Food Folk has a great passion for food, personal health and the health of the planet. They believe in respecting the living food ecosystem, cooking from scratch, and having a diet filled with whole foods, non GMO plants and protein raised only in their natural habitats and natural feeds.
Food Safety Consortium
The Food Safety Consortium (FSC) was launched by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2015 to address unmet food safety needs through innovation and visualise PolyU’s determination and commitment in advancing global food safety. FSC comprises stakeholders from the academia, industry and other organisations to tackle food safety challenges with cutting-edge and applied technologies, together with timely and in-depth communications on food safety related matters. We are supported by PolyU’s Innovation and Technology Development Office (ITDO), Food Safety and Technology Research Centre (FSTRC), and other academic and research units. We are also the Hong Kong Affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), a prestigious industry association with over 100 years of history in protecting global food supply.
GAFELL is working to introduce locally produced frozen meals for flexitarians with both meat and plant-based options. Make food the way we would cook it for our own close friends and family. Prepared with love and care for our health, respect for our ingredients and planet. We want to revolutionise the food industry by showing that ready meals can be healthy and delicious.
Garage Society offers flexible workspace solutions and business supports to the new generation workforce, including events, hiring, internship and investment. We are home to international startups, innovative entrepreneurs and modern corporates. Our digital platform further facilitates collaboration within the community across our regional network of spaces.
Since its inception in 2012, social enterprise Green Monday has been reducing our carbon-footprint one meal at a time by raising awareness of the livestock industry’s towering impact on global warming and changing the F&B landscape in Hong Kong. Today, at least1.6 million Hong Kongers are practicing some routine of vegetarianism. The public are starting to realize and exercise the power of their dietary decisions on the planet.
Green Is The New Black
Green Is The New Black is Asia's first conscious festival and platform. It's a place for people who want to #LiveMoreConsciously by improving the way they think, work and consume while doing more good in the world. This is a place where fun and social environmental responsibility goes hand in hand.
Happy Cow is a Hong Kong based manufacturer and distributor of dairy free frozen dessert established in 2013. Their mission is to produce the finest quality plant based frozen dessert in Asia with a commitment to creating a healthier alternative for people and the planet.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a public university located in Hung Hom, Hong Kong. The history of PolyU can be traced back to 1937, and it assumed full university status in 1994. It is one of the funded institutions of the territory's University Grants Committee (UGC).
PolyU has an international faculty and student community and has developed a global network with more than 440 institutions in 47 countries and regions. PolyU offers 220 postgraduate, undergraduate and sub-degree programmes for more than 32,000 students every year. It is the largest UGC-funded tertiary institution in terms of number of students.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University — School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Founded in 2011 by Stanford biochemistry professor and former pediatrician Dr. Patrick O. Brown, Impossible Foods makes delicious meat directly from plants – with a much smaller environmental footprint than those from animals. The company uses modern science and technology to create wholesome food, restore natural ecosystems and sustainably feed a growing global population.
The company's flagship product, the Impossible Burger, tastes, smells, and cooks like meat from a cow — but made directly from plants and contains none of the hormones, antibiotics, and contaminants that can be found in ground beef from cows. Impossible Foods’ plant-based meat is extremely versatile and is served as tacos, meatballs, pizza, nachos, chili cheese fries, döner kebab, dumplings, spring rolls, and even poke burritos.
The Impossible Burger first debuted at David Chang's Momofuku Nishi in July 2016, and today, is served in over 3,000 outlets. As a featured menu item at celebrated restaurants such as Traci Des Jardins' Jardinière, Chris Cosentino's Cockscomb, and Michael Symon's B Spot, the plant-based meat is also offered at popular mom-and-pop roadside diners, better burger franchises and even America’s original fast-food chain, White Castle. Impossible Foods made its international debut in Hong Kong in Spring 2017 – with acclaimed chefs May Chow and Uwe Opocensky – and is now offered in over 30 restaurants across Hong Kong and Macau.
Invisible Kitchen launched in 2013 led by British Chef, Tom Burney. After working in some of the World’s top restaurants and as private chef to the stars, Tom brought carried his ethos and techniques to the Hong Kong World of catering- focusing on responsibly sourced high-quality ingredients and clean cooking paired with a totally customer-centric approach to client’s events. Invisible Kitchen work together with their clients and share their experience to ensure your event is never average and does not cost the Earth!
100% of their packages are certified WWF ‘Ocean-Friendly’ Menus, they filter and carbonate their own water, grow their own organic veggies and even make Vegan Cheese in house.
Established in October 2015, Liv Magazine is the number-one resource for Hong Kong’s wellness community. Published every month, Liv Magazine can be found in more than 200 health-conscious venues across the city. Each issue is packed with essential wellness news and information that the city’s wellness tribe needs to know.
Since its launch in 2012, Localiiz has fast become one of Hong Kong’s leading lifestyle websites for insight and information. They provide a comprehensive resource to help readers make the most out of living in Hong Kong. They report on key Hong Kong happenings and undiscovered stories, write local lifestyle guides, opinion pieces, quirky news articles, and more. Localiiz also provides an ever expanding directory to help our readers navigate the city.
In 2018, they joined the Nexus Media family to continue our growth and expansion in Hong Kong. Formally Angloinfo Asia, Nexus Digital also owns and publishes My Life in Hong Kong, My Life in Bangkok, and My Life in Asia. They will continue to bring you the fabulous content you know and love, so stay tuned and watch their space!
Macau Lifestyle Media is Macau's leading digital media agency and a company behind MacauLifestyle.com, city’s #1 lifestyle website. MacauLifestyle.com is focusing on introducing the best of what Macau has to offer. Strategically targeting local communities and tourists alike, the platform offers unique and engaging content on dining, events, arts, style and culture. Launched in 2016 the company has since branched into other merging areas such as digital marketing, communications and social media.
MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node
The creation of the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node was announced in November 2015, where MIT President L. Rafael Reif described his vision of adding innovation to the traditional roles of teaching and research in the education of our students. Its focus is on cultivating the innovation capabilities of MIT and Hong Kong students, increasing opportunities and accelerating the path from idea to impact - working together with alumni, affiliates and friends in the community to help galvanize the region’s innovation ecosystem. The MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node is deepening MIT’s links to Hong Kong, Shenzhen and China’s Pearl River Delta by fostering and championing innovation in academic, commercial and social communities, through the Node’s efforts in the region.
Oatly was founded back in the 1990s and is based on Swedish research from Lund University. The company’s patented enzyme technology copies nature’s own process and turns fiber rich oats into nutritional liquid food that is perfectly designed for humans.
Today, the Swedish company remains independent and dedicated to upgrading the lives of individuals and the general well being of the planet through a lineup of original oat drinks. The company operates out of the southern region of Sweden with Headquarters in Malmö and our Production & Development Center situated in Landskrona. The Oatly brand is available in more than 20 countries throughout Europe and Asia.
Pear & Carrot
Since their establishment in the 2012, Pear & Carrot has grown to become a leading importer and distributor of Nordic food and beverage brands. Today, their extensive distribution network offers unprecedented access to the dynamic markets of Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.
SwedCham Hong Kong
SwedCham Hong Kong was established in 1986 and has since focused on creating business opportunities for Swedish and Swedish-related businesses in Hong Kong. The chamber’s main objective is to help its members grow their businesses and to represent their business interests.
Try Swedish is an initiative from the Swedish government that aims to put Sweden on the international food map. It is an open invitation from the country of Sweden to taste and explore the world of our food culture.
Our nine climate zones, thousands of freshwater lakes, sweeping coastlines and vast forests infuse a rich food culture. Sweden has a leading position in innovation, social responsibility, modern management and promoting a healthy lifestyle factors which have contributed to put Swedish produce and food products on the world map. The innovative Swedish products offering natural, clean and fresh food produced with greatest care for the environment.
In 2010, WeWork wanted to build more than beautiful, shared office spaces. They wanted to build a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where we’re redefining success measured by personal fulfilment, not just the bottom line. Community is their catalyst.
WHub is the best way for startups to attract the resources they need such as; talent, investors, and collaboration. WHub spear heads many community programs with university collaboration including Job Fairs, Expert Panels and Startup Events. WHub is the Startup and Talent Platform in Hong Kong. With such a large audience and University connectivity, it goes beyond just a simple Job board or Startup Portfolio. WHub also offers transparent data to all startups concerning increased visibility and viability.
Wildroots Organic provides urban farming setup services, and educational workshops in Hong Kong. Our mission is to help people connect with nature by creating unique experiences with organic farming.
Fai Hui is a Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) certified horticulturist. He earned the IFOAM Organic Agriculture Inspector certification and has worked on production organic farms in Taiwan. He teaches organic farming workshops for schools and organisations such as PolyU, HKUST, CUHK, HKU, IVE/Thei, HKIS, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, ESF Schools, Canadian International School, The Peak Galleria and many more.
One of the top wine traders in Hong Kong, Wine’s Link is family owned and service both wholesale and retail of a wide spectrum of fine, rare, aged & collectable wine & spirits. Over the years, Wine’s Link has built strong relationships with a broad network of suppliers and negotiants around the world which now extend to the Grand Cru Chateau’s of Burgundy & Premier Cru Chateau’s of Bordeaux. The Wine’s Link cellar boast’s a range of over 500 wines & spirits from over 10 countries & 65 vintages with wines dating back beyond 1936 & a grand collection of large format & special edition releases, including a complete vertical collection of Penfolds Grange.
Zegal’s vision is a world where the business of law works for everyone. Companies that are connected to knowledge, their advisors, and use workflows to run their organisation are smarter and more profitable. Our mission is to make this the new normal for millions of businesses across the globe.
Zegal is led by a talented team of 60 employees and has offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Nepal, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Zegal has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, and Huffington Post, and was recently recognised in the South China Morning Post as an emerging LegalTech company in the artificial intelligence space.