kiwi and pineapple

Behind a Bite What do you say before you have a meal? “Bon appetite”, “qǐng màn yòng” or “Sihk Faahn”? Across different nations and religions, other than praying, people tend to say something similar – “enjoy your meal”, instead of a “thank you”. Although we...

papaya and mango

In this project, we are looking into the food network of mango and papaya. Mango is a species originated from India. The farming of Mango starts more than 4000 years ago in India. At around 400-500 B.C. Mango is introduced into the Malaysian Peninsula. Then in the...

lychee and banana

Fruit is one of the nutritious foods we must take in everyday. In such cosmopolitan cities like Hong Kong, points of fruit purchase are ubiquitous. The form of consumption points varies in different places. It is quite easy and convenient for us to find fruit stalls...

dragon fruit and pineapple

The fruits that we are looking at are dragon fruits and pineapples. In this essay, we will trace back from selling points to distribution hubs to production countries.   Selling points Starting our research we look at the selling points of the two fruits. The two...

apples and strawberries

Introduction Being a self-insufficient city long from the past till now, Hong Kong imports most of its food from overseas. Particularly concerned with apples and strawberries imported, it is found that around 50% of the strawberries are imported from the USA whereas...