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Welcome to
HK FoodWorks

A website dedicated to the discussion of Hong Kong Food System. By food system we mean the way that food is produced, distributed, consumed and the waste disposed of.

3600 tonnes daily!

In Hong Kong, food is the largest waste category, constituting almost 40% of our waste. Everyday, approximately 3600 tonnes of food gets thrown away, equivalent to the weight of 250 double decker buses.

Latest News

Rethinking living with urban agriculture

In every crisis there is an opportunity, and now is the time to rethink what living could mean if we were to put urban agriculture on the agenda. Growing food in the city is not a return to the past, it is a vision of sustainability and resilience.

Hunger Crisis

COVID19 is deepening the hunger crisis. According to Oxfam’s latest report, 12,000 people per day will die from hunger caused by the pandemic pandemic – potentially more than the COVID death toll. Daisy Tam discusses hunger crisis with Karen Koh on RTHK Radio – 123 show.

Lessons from Covid19 lockdown, Build Back Better

As the world slowly emerges from the COVID pandemic lockdown, many are wondering what lessons can be learnt from this global collective experience – and what we should do differently – to build back better.