We know you’ll all be nodding your heads when we say it’s difficult to stay on top of your health game in Hong Kong. Our never-ending schedules make it almost impossible to find time to hit the gym, and let’s be honest, sometimes we’re just too drained after a busy day at work to even consider it. But there’s one thing we can definitely take control of and that’s making sure we get enough vitamins and minerals to keep us in tip-top condition. Luckily, there are plenty of options when it comes to health food and supplement stores in Hong Kong—just take your pick of these.
To truly promote a healthier lifestyle that is accessible for everyone, The Store offers an extensive range of health products sourced from overseas and priced 25 to 50 percent off retail price. Who doesn’t like themselves a bargain? They also use recycled paper bags and up-cycle their packaging to play their part in caring for the environment and encourage their customers to do the same. You can save time and money when ordering goods from international retailers since The Store also offers same-day delivery!
The Store, 2/F, 38 Cochrane Street, Central | (+852) 2967 7787
At Green Common, a healthy lifestyle is more than just healthy eating. From reusable shopping bags and refillable water bottles to zero-waste living and climate change, Green Common inspires a more holistic mindset towards food and healthy living with various stores across Hong Kong and six deli shops too. Meatless, healthy, cruelty-free, and fair-trade are their priorities when sourcing their products from Hong Kong organic farms, social enterprises, SMEs, and fair-trade organisations. They only have one mission that is time for all of us to take part: make change happen and make green common!
Green Common, locations across Hong Kong
As their name suggests, One Vegan Shop offers cruelty-free and hard-to-find plant-based alternatives, food and beverages, beauty products, pet care, and household items for everyone. The majority of their products are directly imported from the USA, UK, and European countries, with something for everyone, even pets! If their brick-and-mortar store in Yuen Long is a bit too far for you, you can always order online and enjoy free delivery with orders over $300.
One Vegan Shop, Shop 1, G/F, Transport Plaza, 2–6 Fung Cheung Road, Yuen Long | (+852) 2796 6826
O’Farm is a combination of the best Western and Eastern health food products all in one place. Selling everything from organic fruit juices to traditional Chinese supplements, they have over 70 stores located around Hong Kong, so you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding one. We know what you’re thinking though, and there’s no need to be intimidated by all the Chinese products and strange labels. Just ask for assistance from their friendly staff who will gladly help you pick out what you need to get you going on your health journey.
O’Farm, locations across Hong Kong
Aside from carrying an exotic variety of herbs and spices that may be difficult to find anywhere else in Hong Kong, what’s special about Spicebox Organics is that customers can get involved in the many workshops they offer at their store, as well as dig into their café menu and try out some of their organic roti rolls or freshly-made smoothies. Working to be more than your average health food store, Spicebox Organics takes great measures to scour the globe and local areas for products only of the highest quality.
Spicebox Organics, locations across Hong Kong
If you live around the Tseung Kwan O area where healthy food products may be harder to come by, then Cabinet Organic is here to answer your prayers. No more searching around the entire supermarket for the only bag of quinoa on the shelves, or having a member of staff frown at you when you ask for almond milk. Stocked with all the latest health food products, organic soaps, and even organic wines (yay!), this place has it all.
Cabinet Organic, 1/F, Popwalk, 12 Tong Chun Street, Tseung Kwan O | (+852) 2799 9317
Beyond providing eco-friendly items, Slowood in Kennedy Town stocks many package-free products with a buy-what-you-like policy that allows you to purchase just the right amount of whatever you need. You can simply measure any quantity of spices, grains, legumes, liquid soaps, or oils, weigh it out to calculate the cost, and then pay at the counter. If you forget to bring your own reusable containers, the shop also has a variety available for purchase in-store. Read more about Slowood here.
Slowood, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town | (+852) 2818 0203
Whether you’re looking for a few chemical-free household products or some non-GMO foods, this award-winning health food store is arguably one of the best around. Having extended their locations all the way over to Macau, Organic Plus strives to only provide healthy, natural, and environmental-friendly products to their customers—they even offer services to deliver the freshest organic fruits and vegetables straight to your front door.
Organic Plus, locations across Hong Kong
Not only is iLiving a health store with a huge selection of superfoods, essential oils, and holistic medicines, it’s also a wellness centre where health consultations, comprehensive health assessment, and many other services like physiotherapy, life coaching, and detox programs are offered to those seeking help in the health game. If you’re looking for a change in lifestyle, then iLiving is the place to be.
iLiving, 4/F, 31 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 3904 1072
Food for Life believe that education is the key when it comes to achieving optimum health, which is why—apart from carrying a ton of fresh and natural foods for their customers—they also work with expert nutritionists to hold regular seminars and workshops for all to attend, making sure that their customers can stay on top of their health knowledge and get to know what’s right for their bodies without blindly overloading on anything that has a green label on it.
Food for Life, locations across Hong Kong
Redwood Nutrition may not be large in size, but quality over quantity has always been part of its company motto. With everything you need for a good old detox to a quick energy pick-me-up, these guys have got you covered. Don’t forget to get the latest lowdown on their special discounts and promotions by becoming a Redwood member too!
Redwood Nutrition, G/F, 164 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai | (+852) 2948 2165
Any regular MTR commuter must be familiar with Green Dot Dot by now. Located inside 25 different stations around Hong Kong, this store makes being healthy more accessible to just about anybody. Not only do they stock up with health food items and supplements, but many stores also carry a range of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables, as well as frozen meats ready for you to easily pick up when you’re on your way home.
Green Dot Dot, locations across Hong Kong