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With a population of 7.3 million and 56 million annual visitors, Hong Kong’s food services and trading companies have a large customer base. 95 percent of food is imported and the free trade port makes it easy for restaurants to source new and unique ingredients. Locals eat out an average 10.5 times a week with the city boasting one restaurant for every 300 people (source: More recently, Hong Kong diners have become more concerned about food sustainability, traceability and quality, paving the way for ethical eating.

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  • Food Trading A free port combined with the ease of setting up a company with minimal capital investment makes Hong Kong ideal for trading. 
  • Food Services  The culinary capital of Asia with 259 Michelin star restaurants (2017) offering a wide variety of cuisines and styles across all price ranges. 
  • Hotel and Travel  World class infrastructure await visitors while the city is also a great platform to set up an agency serving both inbound and outbound travellers.  
  • MICE  Some of the largest trade shows in Asia take place in Hong Kong, making it the perfect place for exhibitors and buyers to meet. 
  • Personal Services  As a regional trend setter, an increasing amount of tailored services are now available ranging from fitness programmes and gyms to other lifestyle services.

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7.3m population coupled with 56m annual visitors
The percentage of imported food
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95% The percentage of imported food
Food & Beverage Establishments
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18,000 Food & Beverage Establishments
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