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

It’s Food. Not Waste

In my talks, I have often spoken of the benefits of food donation or food rescue. In this video, I followed one of Hong Kong’s leading food rescue organization – FoodLink to share a meal at one of their beneficiaries – Faith and Grace Church in Kwun Tong.

The Future of Food and the City: Security, Sustainability or Resilience?

Hong Kong and Singapore are often considered twin cities on the global stage – it is similar in terms of size and wealth. In this long awaited opportunity to speak in Singapore, I presented the case of Hong Kong.

Cultivating a better Hong Kong through Urban Farming

My view is that urban agriculture is not a thing of the past, many cities in the world are experimenting with different modes of growing food in the city as a way of building resilience.