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SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP- Savour Life

SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP- Savour Life

 

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25th Anniversary Recommendation: Savour Life

In the past 25 years, city'super has experienced many successes and challenges, and is dedicated to providing the highest quality products and shopping experience to our customers. We share the same spirit as local snack brand Savour Life, which is all about not fearing challenges, not forgetting why you started, and connecting excellent food with people.

About Savour Life

A young couple who enjoy life and cooking loves sharing great food with others, so they started the Savour Life brand. Even though later on there were some unforeseen circumstances, the wife stayed true to their original intentions and continued to strive for maintaining the original flavour.

city'super Exclusive:

Savour Life Sichuan Spicy Wagyu Beef Tongue / Sichuan Spicy Wagyu Beef Cheek

Made with Australian F3+ grade wagyu with beautiful marbling and a fat melting point as low as 37 degrees.

Beef is first soaked in a marinade made with ingredients such as Sichuan peppercorn, star anise, cinnamon, then sous vide for a few hours until soft. After slow cooking, the wagyu fat has melted into the soup, while the aromatic oils cling to the meat, giving it an extra tender texture and is fragrant without being greasy.

Tasty Skewers at Times Square atrium :

From now until 7 October 2021, head on over to Times Square atrium for wagyu beef tongue and wagyu beef cheek skewers, and enjoy the crunchy texture and exquisite flavour of wagyu.

Truly Hong Kong: Camel Classic Vacuum Flask

When it comes to unique made-in-Hong-Kong homeware, Camel’s classic vacuum flasks are definitely on the list. For over 80 years, Camel has been providing families with durable and high-quality thermal flasks. With the recent throwback to retro styles, Camel continues to innovate and its products are now super trendy. Its spirit to pass down the traditions and innovate is something to be respected.

The Story of Camel

Camel is a local Hong Kong brand that has been making glass-lined vacuum flasks that involve difficult processes for more than half a century. Camel vacuum flasks are classic products by Wei Yit Vacuum Flask Manufactory Ltd, which was founded in 1940 and was one of the few factories at the time that were fully self-sufficient. The brand’s flasks are still fully made in Hong Kong today, bringing Hong Kongers plenty of surprises with its exquisite craftsmanship and creative styles.

Newly Launched: Camel Double-Walled Glass Vacuum Flask 450mL - Pet Series (Leak Proof)

The vivid and cute designs are created based on four of the most popular pets. Camel hopes to bring something different to the customers, adding nostalgic and modern elements to details of everyday life to create lovely memories.

Seeking Flavours of Hong Kong : Locally-Produced Healthy Noodles

Made in Hong Kong, no MSG, no preservatives, no artificial colouring – if these are four criteria that are important to you, then this local noodle brand is right up your alley.

About Sam Gwan

This Hong Kong brand has launched a series of locally-produced noodles with healthy and no additives as its selling point. Along with funky, cute and old Hong Kong-inspired packaging and lots of attention to detail, these products are not to be missed by noodle lovers.

Recommended Products:

Sam Gwan Premium Shrimp Roe Noodles

Sam Gwan Shrimp Roe & Abalone Noodles

Sam Gwan Scallop Noodle

Sam Gwan Seaweeds Noodle

Sam Gwan Coriander & Fish Soup Noodles

Natural Healthy Delights: Ling Lee

Looking for locally produced food products that are healthy and with beautifying properties? Hong Kong brand and a long-term partner of city'super, Ling Lee is all about nourishing the body and the spirit, and creating products that are great for the skin and health to elevate your lifestyle.

About Ling Lee

Ling Lee International Limited was founded by Ms Lee Wai-ling, a.k.a Ling Ling, in 2007. Ling Ling is a writer and veteran journalist with a mission to promote the philosophy of natural beauty and natural health as well as responsible entrepreneurship. The brand has introduced an array of health products made with natural ingredients for people of different ages. The company also maintains that most of its products are manufactured and packaged in Hong Kong to ensure the highest safety standards.

Must-try: Linglee Pure Garlic with Rice Vinegar

Can effectively relieve shoulder pain, improve heart and intestinal health, help with sleep, detox, remove deposits in the blood vessels, and can slow down ageing of the organs. Drink 2 teaspoons a day on a full stomach. Gentlemen can drink 2 tablespoons.

 

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The Story of Tenju Sake

The Story of Tenju Sake

 

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The Pioneer of Sake Brewing with Flower Yeast. Tenju

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words ‘Akita Prefecture’? Is it Akita Inu? Or Akita Bijin? Situated in northeastern Japan, Akita Prefecture is the home of Akita Inu and is famous for its rice farming and sake brewing industries. Two-thirds of the breweries in Akita have been around for a century, of which Ohi’s family Tenju Shuzo is a significant player in the industry and a pioneer in brewing sakes with flower yeast.

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President – the Ohi Family as Guardian of the Brand

Running a sake brewery requires teamwork, but leading the brand to grow and succeed is definitely the most important duty of the president. Most breweries in Japan are family-owned and passed down through generations. Tenju Shuzo was founded in 1830, so it has a heritage spanning more than 190 years. The Ohi family has continued to guard the brand, with each president inheriting the name of the founding head, Eikichi Ohi. Two seventh-generation Ohi brothers now fill the CEO role, with Takeshi Ohi as the President and Hitoshi Ohi as the Managing Director. They are dedicated to brewing sakes that make people happy using the finest local produce, and to being a brand that makes Akita Prefecture proud. The partnership between city'super and the Ohi family dates back to 2000, bringing the best Akita sakes to connoisseurs in Hong Kong.

Origin of the Brand — Celebration of Longevity and Nature’s Blessings

The meaning behind “Tenju” is direct and straightforward – a wish for longevity. When the brand was first established, it produced sake labels like “Tamanoi” and “Inenohana”; it was only during the early Showa period, in 1926, the brand was unified as “Tenju”. The name itself is somewhat related to China as it is taken from the stone carving of the Diamond Sutra on Mount Taishan in Shandong Province, China, which is more than 2,000 years old. It has become the identity of the brand. The brand embodies a wish to brew the best sake that transcends time, and for all those drinking Tenju sake to live a long life. Apart from the “Tenju” label, another famous label by Tenju Shuzo is “Chokaisan”, named after the mountain is where the brewery is located and where it gets the high-quality water for brewing its sake.

Location of the Brewery — Good-quality Water, Rice and Environment

It is often said that “good-quality water and rice make good sake”. Tenju Shuzo is favourably located in Yashima town, Yurihonjo, Akita Prefecture, now merged with other towns to form Yurihonjo City. If you take the Chokai Sanroku Line, Tenju Shuzo is right near the last stop, Yashima station. Akita Prefecture is not only well known for its high-quality rice farming, but also offers natural, good-quality spring water from Chokaisan, the second highest mountain in Tohoku at altitude 2,236m, for Tenju Shuzo to brew its sake.

Geographical Advantage — Gifts from Nature in a Prefecture Famous for Rice and Dairy Farming

With its impeccable location, the brewery enjoys competitive advantages that are unique to Akita Prefecture. Firstly, Chokaisan is one of Japan’s 100 famous mountains. Due to its similarity to Mount Fuji, the Yashima area where the brewery is situated is often referred to as “Dewa Fuji”, a reference to the Dewa Mountains next to it, located in the Koyoshi River area, where good-quality rice is harvested. With a large annual temperature range and heavy snowfall that adds to the high-quality subsoil water, the sake rice is cultivated in a favourable environment with low temperatures and allows for long-term fermentation. In addition to rice, Yurihonjo is home to Jersey cattle, producing well-loved fine Jersey milk and related products like ice cream. A trip to the Tenju Shuzo area would therefore include good sake and tasty dairy products.

The beautiful view of Yashima-Machi and Mt. Chokaisan

Traditional ceremony led by the president in front of brewery snow room

Tenju Shuzo in snowy winter

President Takeshi Ohi (right) with his brother, managing director Hitoshi Ohi (left)

Guiding Principle — the Pursuit of the Finest Raw Ingredients

Akita Prefecture is known for its rice production, including famous varieties of rice grown for eating. As sake rice is an essential ingredient for sake brewing, Akita Prefecture began to develop rice suitable for sake brewing in 1988. The president of Tenju has long recognised the importance of rice and has made “sake brewing starts with rice growing” a guiding principle, making sure that equal effort is given to brewing sake and growing sake rice. At that time, only a limited quantity of sake rice was produced in Yuzawa city, Akita. Tenju Research Group was founded by then President Ohi in 1983 (Showa 58) to facilitate the farming of sake rice by the brewery and local sake rice farmers. The goal is to achieve self-sufficiency. To this day, the brewery collaborates with 12 local farmers, who supply all the rice the brewery needs. The raw sake rice produced includes Miyama Nishiki, Akita Sake Komachi, and the newly developed Hyakuden and Ichihozumi. Sake rice has become another signature produce of Akita and offers the finest raw ingredient for the sake brewing industry.

Brewing — Young Toji’s Quest for Continuous Improvement

Brewing is a scientific process led by a professional Toji, or master brewer. Even a minor change in one single step of the process can bring about a vastly different result. Tenju Shuzo has been striving for excellence over the years, constantly upgrading its equipment, such as the fixed-quantity automatic measuring machine and dehydrator. Constant inspections are carried out at every step of the brewing process to achieve superior results. Moreover, the team often experiment with different kinds of brewing method to create sake in various styles, like Kimoto and the second fermentation in bottle technique. The role of a Toji is crucial in improving sake quality. For Tenju Shuzo, Toji Mr. Yousuke Ichinoseki is the youngest member of the current Sannai Toji group. The gatekeeper of quality at Tenju Brewery, he also won Chief Toji Recognition by the Governor of Akita Prefecture at the 2020 Akita Prefecture Sake Competition.

Flower Yeast — the Fate that Brought the Brewery and Flowers Together

The yeast used in sake brewing is often a crucial contributor to the sake’s aroma. Tenju Shuzo is famous for using flower yeast to brew its sake. The brewery has had its eye on natural flower yeast for a long time and was the first to research sake brewing with flower yeast. The current president Mr. Takeshi Ohi is the first president of the Flower Yeast Research Group at Tokyo University of Agriculture. Dedicated to the promotion of and research into flower yeasts, the group has so far developed more than ten varieties of flower yeast. It also organises tasting sessions and seminars throughout the year. Flower yeasts may sound romantic, but it is a scientific process that harvests yeasts from flowers. Tenju’s signature Tenju Chokaisan Junmai Daiginjo is brewed with flower yeast ND-4 from dianthus flowers, making it a perfect example of the special relationship between Tenju Shuzo and flower yeasts.

Taste — A Gentle, Elegant Aroma

The Tenju sakes are mostly made with Miyama Nishiki rice. Sake brewed using this rice is very different from that made with Yamada Nishiki. The former gives a more delicate aroma, unlike the grander aroma of Yamada Nishiki. The various flower yeasts also give different scents, like the refreshing dianthus flower yeast ND-4 and the rich-flavoured Abelia flower yeast AB-2. It is, therefore, important to smell Tenju sake before tasting it. The brewery also produces other sakes with various characteristics, such as Junmai-shu, which features a rich rice flavour; Kimoto sake, which has a pronounced lactic note; and sparkling sake, which is highly refreshing.

Global Recognition — Shining on the World Stage

Tenju Shuzo has long been recognised as an influential sake brand in Akita Prefecture. It is well-loved by local and international connoisseurs and has garnered numerous awards worldwide in recent years. Chokaisan Kimoto Junmai was awarded a silver medal in the UK’s International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2020. Chokaisan Junmai Daiginjo was awarded a gold medal in the Kura Master 2020 in France, a silver medal in the US Sake Appraisal 2020, and a grand gold medal in Japan’s Fine Sake Awards 2021. Tenju Shuzo was also ranked one of the top 20 breweries in the World Sakagura Ranking 2020. These awards show that good sake knows no frontiers. The affection that the brand received both locally and internationally proves that hard work pays off.

TENJU Chokaisan Junmai Daiginjo

Chokaisan Junmai Daiginjo features a delicate aroma that pairs well with seafood like oysters and sashimi.

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TENJU Chokaisan Kimoto Junmai

Chokaisan Kimoto Junmai has a higher acidity level, which is best paired with Wagyu and cheese.

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SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP - 25th Anniversary Recommendation: Savour Life

 

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city'super Peach Helles Lager

Let’s refresh and recharge this summer! city'super has launched a new and exciting product. Cheers to City Super Group’s 25th anniversary!

city'super Peach Helles Lager

city'super 25th Anniversary special-edition beer comes in a cute polo bear design, and is crafted with nectar of Yamanashi peaches from Naito Farm. Grown by certified eco farmers, the peaches are characterised by rich sweetness and aroma and make you feel like you’re eating seasonal ripe peaches. With no added sugar, this summer brew is highlighted with refreshing malty flavours, fruity aromas and a soft, dry finish. Perfect for both novice and experienced craft beer drinkers.

25th Anniversary Limited Edition: Handcrafted Gin 100% Made in Hong Kong

For the past 25 years, city'super has been bringing our customers high-quality products from all over the world, with the appreciation for quality and fine craftsmanship at the heart of its core values. This year is City Super Group’s 25th anniversary. With a mutual recognition of the power of craftsmanship, we are partnering with N.I.P Distilling to bring you a limited-edition handcrafted gin that is no doubt a worthy addition to any gin lover’s collection.

About N.I.P Distilling

N.I.P stands for “not important person”. The two founders of the brand don’t have a background in distilling, but they share a passion for gin, and with determination and an unwavering “Hong Kong spirit”, the two took a leap of faith and N.I.P has since become one of Hong Kongers’ most loved gin brands.

N.I.P. Dry Gin Limited Edition city'super peach

The peach used in this gin is meticulously nurtured in Nogawa Farm from Yamagata prefecture using Dokkon Water, a water ranked top 100 in Japan in terms of quality. This prestigious peach is known for its amazing fragrance with soft pulp and a very high sugar level. We hope the maker’s motivational story and this amazing gin can inspire you to craft a better lifestyle.

Salute to Craftsmanship: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Worth Collecting

Is it food, or is it art? This premium bottle of extra virgin olive oil is worth our appreciation – both inside and out. For our 25th anniversary, city'super has invited master ceramicists from Sciacca, an ancient city on the south-western coast of Sicily, Italy, to design and handmake the olive oil bottles, which have hand-painted city'super 25th anniversary logos on them. The origin of ceramics from Sciacca dates back to 8,000 to 6,000 BC, and today the ceramic pieces created still retain the shapes and colours of ancient traditions – truly an authentic art.

Regno Degli Ulivi Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Sycilian Hand Painted Rustica Ceramic Collection

An extra virgin olive oil, which means it is obtained in the first pressing of the olives. The olives underwent no extra treatment other than washing, separation from the leaves, oil extraction and water separation. This ensures a 100% natural pure flavour.

Savour Alan Chan’s Journey of Inspiration

Did you know who designed the city'super logo?

The answer is renowned Hong Kong graphic and interior designer and artist Mr Alan Chan.

An important aspect of the city'super logo is the upside down “i”, which has become an exclamation mark to express the surprise and excitement brought to customers through excellent products and exceptional service. It is modern, stylish, and indicates that customers are not bounded by traditional ways of life. As City Super Group turns 25, Alan Chan has specially selected a bottle that pays homage to his journey across continents during his design career. Cheers!

Chateau L’Hermitage Lescours Alan Chan Edition 2015

With a deep ruby colour, this wine presents a fruity aroma of mature black cherry, black currant and violet, as well as hints of chocolate, coffee and vanilla from the oak barrel. Rich and well-balanced with a long-lasting finish.

Century-old Tea Brand: Ying Kee Anniversary Limited-edition Tea Brewing Set

On our 25th birthday, city'super wishes to honour more brands with a long history, and Ying Kee, which was founded during the Guangxu Reign of Qing Dynasty, is one of them. To celebrate City Super Group’s 25th anniversary, Ying Kee brings you its 135th Anniversary Tea Set at a special price, sharing their love of tea with other tea connoisseurs.

Ying Kee 135th Anniversary Tea Set

All tea equipment has been handcrafted with Linglong porcelain, treasured for its exquisite translucent rice grain-like texture. The design is multi-layer, and each layer serves a different purpose. The top and bottom layer can be combined to form a tea tray with water-gathering function; the second layer is the serving tray, while the third layer can store tea biscuits, and the bottom layer for storing tea cups and other equipment. The red, glossy part has a slight curve, allowing water to naturally drain. The compressed tea is of premium pu’er tea from 2012, and crafted by traditional hand-picking, sun-drying and compressing. The tea has a bright, yellowish-orange hue with a pleasant sweet taste.

25th Anniversary : Japanese Yamagata A5 Wagyu Beef Danish

Little Mermaid has created a series of high-quality baked goods using dough delivered straight from Japan. To celebrate City Super Group’s 25th anniversary, the bakery has created a Japanese-style Danish pastry using Japanese Yamagata A5 wagyu beef. Now there’s a tasty treat fit for a king.

city'super Exclusive: Elegant and Delicate Tea Time Treats

How about treating yourself to a pot of refreshing white tea and dainty sweet treats for a magical afternoon? In celebration of City Super Group’s 25th anniversary, we have selected the below exclusive products and invite you to enjoy them with us.

Florte Pink Rose Buds & White Tea Tin

Inspired by romantic florals and the magnificence of nature, this white tea is prized for its minimal processing. Complemented with subtle and delicate pink rose buds for added elegance and indulgence.

The Cakery Matcha Granola

Gluten free, vegan, crunchy and lightly sweetened matcha granola oats. Perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea.

Launch date :1 Oct 2021

Paul Lafayet Hojicha Vanilla Cake

Rich Japanese hojicha mousse is paired with vanilla filling and a crunchy chocolate base. Layering smoothness and crunchiness to form this irresistible dessert.

Launch date :8 Oct 2021

25th Anniversary Celebrations: ROYCE’ Chocolate Cake

To celebrate City Super Group’s 25th birthday, beloved Hokkaido chocolate brand ROYCE’ has specially launched two exquisite, rich and flavourful chocolate cakes that are not to be missed by chocolate fanatics.

ROYCE’ Chocolate Pound Cake

This cake has a light texture and is baked with fragrant hazelnuts, walnuts and chocolate. Topped with almonds and a touch of liquor syrup for an elegant flavour.

ROYCE’ Gâteau Cognac Chocolat

This smooth and rich chocolate cake has been added with Rémy Martin VSOP cognac, as well as candied apple and chopped orange peel to elevate the texture and give the cake a fruity aroma. Enjoy a lingering aftertaste of rich cognac and chocolate.

Launch date :1 Oct 2021

Hong Kong First Launch: city'super x Dassai 25th Anniversary Limited-edition Junmai Daiginjo

A limited-edition sake set created in honour of City Super Group’s 25th anniversary themed after “gratitude” and “sharing”. The brand-new special-edition sake gift boxes contain two different sakes that can be enjoyed in different ways, and a set of limited-edition sake glasses that signify strong and stable friendship.

This collaboration features two very special characters: city'super’s Chef Polar and Dassai’s Kawauso Kun. Dassai’s name came from Asahi Brewery’s location “Osogoe”, where many otters frolic in the nearby rivers. The otters would lay out all the fish they caught on the shore as if they are showing them off – like one would during a festival. So Dassai literally translates to “otter festival”. For Chef Polar who came from the North Pole, he travelled around the world looking for food due to a food shortage back home, and met Kawauso Kun when he got to Japan. The two became great friends, as Chef Polar began to learn about slow-living and the importance of sharing from Kawauso Kun.

Apart from enjoying these exceptional sakes, the meaning behind the story is also worth savouring.

city’super x Dassai Junmai Daiginjo (25th Anniversary Edition)

This set comes with one bottle of Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo (300mL), one bottle of Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo Warm Sake (300mL) and a pair of sake glasses. The 300mL edition is specially created for city'super. The warm sake has a city'super special edition sticker. When you warm up the sake, the city'super 25th anniversary logo will appear when it reaches the right temperature.

Launch date:End Nov 2021

Special Promo: city'super Bespoke Beef Dry-Ageing Service

Dry-aged beef has really gained popularity in recent years. As we celebrate City Super Group 25th anniversary, we are also happy to bring meat lovers Bespoke Beef Dry-Ageing Service, so you can enjoy better, more flavourful beef.

What is Dry-Aged Beef?

The beef loses moisture in the dry-ageing process and reduce in size, yet still retaining the fat, hence the meat will have a higher fat percentage and concentration of flavour with complex earthy aroma and blue cheese notes.

city’super Beef Dry-Ageing Process:

We specialise in importing premium beef from abroad, and after 5 years of research and experiment, have found 60 days of dry-ageing beef produces the best results. As soon as the beef arrives in Hong Kong, we start the dry-ageing process. From selecting and hanging to drying and cutting, each step is strictly monitored by our meat buyers and specialists to ensure a perfectly tender texture and exquisite aroma.

city'super Bespoke Beef Dry-Ageing Service:

30 Days:

  • Standard quality
  • Elementary level of tenderness, flavour and aroma
  • Specially selected by our meat specialists
  • Suitable for those who dislike a certain flavour (e.g. blue cheese)

60 Days (also have pieces ready for purchase):

  • Premium quality
  • Good balance in tenderness, with richer flavour and aroma
  • Specially selected by our meat specialists
  • Suitable for lovers of dry-aged meat

90 Days:

  • Supreme quality
  • Extremely tender with intense flavour and aroma
  • Specially selected by our meat specialists
  • Suitable for those who enjoy extra-dry-aged meat

Launch date :Dec 2021

25th Anniversary Exclusive: Aged Balsamic Vinegar & Honey

Balsamic vinegar and honey are two must-have condiments at home that bring natural tartness and sweetness to the dining table. To celebrate city'super’s 25th anniversary, we would like to recommend two of our high-quality, own-brand products that are perfect as gifts for loved ones or for yourself!

city’super Gold Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI

Italian balsamic vinegar is produced in Modena and Reggio Emilia, and the grapes that grow there are of the perfect sweetness and acidity for making balsamic vinegar. This balsamic vinegar is created using century-old methods, aged in a hard oak barrel to give it a rich flavour with lots of depth. Can be enjoyed with any dish, such as salads, desserts and dumplings.

city'super 25th Anniversary Limited Gift Set

ForME HONEY was established in 2014 with the aim to promote health and wellness. They are always innovating, while taking good care of their bees so these precious workers can help collect the best quality natural honey. The city'super 25th Anniversary Limited Edition ForME HONEY Honey Set includes ForME HONEY 25-Year-Old Mandarin Peel Honey Kumquat, ForME HONEY Aged Lime Essence, Honey Rose Peanut Butter, Basil Lemongrass Honey Roasted Cashews and a special wooden spoon.

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city'super 25th Anniversary Exclusive: Summer Afternoon Tea Special

As we battle the summer heat wave, are you craving something sweet and refreshing? city'super is excited to bring you this match made in heaven: white peach cheesecake this is not too sweet, and a smooth and rich Irish cream foam ice drip coffee. What’s more, this combo is super Insta-worthy.

Paul Lafayet White Peach Cheese Cake

Exclusively created for city'super 25th anniversary. Beautiful pink mirror glaze is paired with a crumbly cheesecake base as well as sweet and refreshing white peach filling and creamy cheese mousse for a well-balanced dessert. Full of different textures, the cake is decorated with macaron and chocolate, and is sweet without being overly so. Great for summer.

Available at Paul Lafayet counters at city'super Times Square, Harbour City and New Town Plaza stores.

18Grams Salty Irish Cream Ice Drip Coffee

Exclusively created for city'super 25th anniversary. 8-hour special ice drip coffee is topped with Irish cream foam for an irresistible taste. This coffee doesn’t contain any alcohol, but exudes a rich and elegant wine flavour and aroma.

Available at 18Grams counters at city'super Times Square and New Town Plaza stores.

Crafting A Better Lifestyle: Delicate Delectable Cuisine

As we celebrate city'super’s 25th anniversary, we invite you to explore the theme of “crafting a better lifestyle” and take the time to appreciate the small pleasures in life. Here are two delicious dishes that are made especially for those who try to maintain a healthy diet despite living a busy life!

From RF1 SOZAI :

Snow Crab Salad

Canadian snow crab is paired with various leafy greens to create this tasty and healthy salad for crab lovers.

From FusionDeli :

Grilled Canadian Black Cod Bento

The creamy Canadian black cod is a nice oily fish that matches well with teriyaki sauce, which brings out the fish’s natural sweetness.

 

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SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP

SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP

 

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Soil Regeneration: FoodCycle+ preserves soil for the future

How to handle food waste has been a huge land and environmental challenge in Hong Kong. For this part of the Salute to Craftsmanship - Local Farmers series, we are introducing local company FoodCycle+, which aims to relief the stress on landfills and at the same time promote the local farming industry. Let’s find out more about this long-term partner of city'super!

About FoodCycle+

Co-founder Ms Hermia Chung has over 10 years of farming experience and the vision to promote local organic recycling. Her company has successfully turned food waste into the 100% made in Hong Kong and highly efficient MixO’ Plus Organic Compost, which is being used to grow fresh, healthy and low-carbon vegetables, and at the same time mitigating climate change by sequestering carbon into soil.

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Local Okinawan Bitter Melon (Food Waste Compost)
The founders of the farm visited Okinawa in Japan to learn the techniques of growing Okinawan bitter melons, and the current variety has been perfected through trial and error. The bitter melons are fresh, crunchy with a sweet aftertaste. They are not bitter and are perfect for enjoying in summer.

Local Malabar Spinach (Food Waste Compost)
The local Malabar spinach is in season in summer, and are very rare to find in local shops and markets. Malabar spinach harvested on the day is very fresh and tender, and is suitable for stir-frying or making soups.

MixO’ Plus Organic Compost (Local Food Waste Compost)
Hong Kong’s first certified organic food waste compost, which has been made by collecting food waste from herbal tea dregs, coffee grounds, beer hops and bean dregs. These food waste act as “herbal medicines” for plants, improving the quality of soil which in turn allows plants to grow better.

Brewed in Hong Kong: 2 Craft Beer Brands You Should Know

Hong Kong craft beers are a huge hit in recent years, and they are no doubt products of artisanal technique and innovation. We have selected two of the most well-known made in Hong Kong craft beer brands, both of which have cool packaging and create their brews using iconic local ingredients that are sure to delight and surprise your taste buds.

hEROES
With the philosophy that “you only live once, so you should be a beer hero at least once”, hEROES was founded by three beer-loving friends. Among them, head brewer Chris is one of the innovators that started the Hong Kong craft beer movement. Their beer creation process starts with an in-depth interview with a beer lover to learn about his or her background, values, passions in life and most important, passion for beer. All these dimensions of the person become the inspiration for the beer’s recipe, design, and the beer hero’s story. When you taste the beer, you’re also tasting and experiencing the beer hero’s story, passion and superpower!

Young Master
Established in 2013, Young Master Brewery is Hong Kong’s largest and most highly rated craft beer brewery. The brand injects original thinking and disciplined execution techniques into their beers to create world-class brews that celebrate Asian culture. They fully own and operate two brewing facilities in Hong Kong, one in Wong Chuk Hang and other in Ap Lei Chau, housing Asia’s largest wood barrel ageing program and a custom-built oak foeder for their mixed-culture fermentation program. In recent years, Young Master has expanded beyond Hong Kong, and has already received numerous international awards.

 

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The Craftsmanship of Italian Winemakers

The Craftsmanship of Italian Winemakers

 

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Celebrating Craftsmanship

Beautiful wines from legendary estates: Accornero wines are specially curated by city'super and all have wonderful stories behind them.

Italian boutique winery Accornero was established in 1897, and the family has been carrying on the tradition with the same passion as their founder Bartolomeo. All the grapes they use are from the family’s own vineyards. In August, they prune the vines and select the best branches, while in September and October, the ripe grapes are hand-harvested for winemaking. The winemakers have been using subsoil for the past few centuries to dig cellars called “infernots”, which allow for wines to be stored naturally at the right temperature. Today, infernots are recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of Humanity.

While Accornero remains true to the authentic regional traditions of the winemaking processes, the wine cellars are also equipped with modern technology. The winemakers ferment and macerate the grapes in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, then, after soft pressing, the ageing process continues in oak barrels to ensure the best-quality wines.

Recommended:
Accornero Cima Riserva Barbera 2012 / 2015
Impenetrable colour, intense bouquet, warm and elegant in the mouth. The wine is created with overripe grapes, with a higher concentration of fruit highlighted by a long maceration.

Exciting Offer:

During “The Craftsmanship of Italian Winemakers” promotion, spend HK$3,000 or more on selected wines at city'super stores and receive city'super shopping vouchers (valued at HK$200)*. Limited quantities only, while stocks last.

*Terms & conditions apply, see staff in-store for details.

Wines from the Northern Region

Along the borders of Northern Italy are six major wine regions, each of them an absolute heaven for winemaking, including the famous Piedmont and Lombardy. In the foothills of the Alps, the wonderful terroir of these regions is perfect for growing grapes and making wines that are rich and fragrant.

Piedmont
A typical Italian wine-producing region, Piedmont is loved by many wine enthusiasts. Vineyards from this region are mostly on slopes with great land structure and nutrient-rich soil. This area has a continental climate with a very cold winter and a very hot summer. The extreme temperature differences between day and night as the grapes ripen allows for more character and creates wines with rich, lingering flavours.

Recommendation:
Accornero Giulin Barbera 2016
This wine is made with 100% Barbera, and has a ruby colour and is fruity and harmonious on the nose. Well-structured and extremely pleasing to the palate with red fruit flavours.

Lombardy
One of Italy’s best wine-producing regions, it features various terrains and is completely surrounded by land with many lakes. The temperature difference between day and night is rather large, with a good balance between temperature and humidity, making this an excellent region for growing grapes.

Recommendation:
Ca’ Del Bosco Cuvee Prestige DOCG NV
Sweet floral, pear, orange peel and honey notes coat the palate at first, followed by a mild yeasty, cheesy aroma. The finish is cool and refreshing.

Wine from the Central Region

Did you know lots of premium wines are from Central Italy, making it a paradise for gourmets? Today, we recommend a few famous wine regions in Central Italy and the wines from them you should try.

Tuscany
The star region of Central Italy that is comparable with Bordeaux in France. Sangiovese is the most well-known grape variety produced in the region and its quality is unmatched.

Recommendation:
Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2007
Soft cherry and tobacco aromas backed by chocolate, cookie dough, caramel, liquorice and even a touch of dusty white pepper. The chewy pulpiness of the fruit is very pleasant, giving the wine extra intensity and smoothness in the mouth.

Volpaia Coltassala Chianti Classico 2016
Castello di Volpaia is one of the oldest estates in Italy and widely recognised as one of Italy’s leaders in organic viticulture, with all its vineyards certified organic by the EU. This wine is well-structured and complex with an elegant note and hints of vanilla, cacao and black fruit.

Umbria
With lots of hills and slopes, the region is filled with vegetation with a beautiful, serene environment, and is often known as the Green Heart of Italy. Sagrantio, the King of Tannins, is a special grape variety in the region. It is usually harvested in October, and the wines made from these grapes are intensely rich.

Recommendation:
Scacciadiavoli Sagrantino Montefalco 2015
Baked plum, coconut, toast and vanilla aromas mingle together in this brawny red. The solid palate shows French oak, roasted coffee beans and stewed prune alongside grainy tannins.

Scacciadiavoli Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito 2016
Intense ruby red with violet shadings, this wine is expansive and persistent with sweet fruits, notes of blackberry, black cherry and a subtle nuttiness. It is velvety, soft with a voluptuous body. The tannins are thick and the acidity is well-balanced, cutting the density and heaviness while giving structure. It has a long finish that is persistently fruity with notes of underbrush, forest fruit and complex, intense spices. Perfect with pastries or chocolate.

Wines from Sardinia

Sardinia is an island located to the south-west of the Italian peninsular. The area has a moderate climate and humidity with low rainfall – a typical Mediterranean climate. Along the ocean and inland are regions with vineyards that are able to make the most of the terrain and climate to create wines that are unique and distinctive to the region. Because of this, wines from this region can vary greatly in terms of characteristics.

Recommendation:
Linea Sogno Carignano del Sulcis Buio Buio 2017
With a deep straw-yellow colour with green reflections under the light, this wine is intense, rich and complex, with aromas of mature yellow fruits, Mediterranean shrubs and iodine, as well as hints of sweet spices and pastries. Energetic and quick-fire on the palate, this wine pairs excellently with strong-tasting pasta and rice dishes, grilled fish, white meats and medium-ripe cheeses.

Linea Sogno Vermentino Sardegna Opale 2019
With an intense ruby red colour featuring bright, iridescent tones, this wine has rich, complex aromas that first reveal themselves in flowery, red berry notes, then in tones of Mediterranean balsam and oriental spice. On the palate, this wine is rich, full and satisfying, with a silky, layered progression. Pairs well with game birds, roast lamb, goat and mature cheeses.

3 Amazing Italian Food & Wine Pairings

Good food and good wine are certainly among life’s greatest pleasures. If you are looking for inspiring food and wine pairings, look no further: we have come up with three great options that can really make a difference to your dining experience.

Gabriele Scaglione Ostinatamente 2015
This wine has an intense straw-yellow colour with a hint of amber. On the nose are intense but delicate floral and fruity notes. On the palate are a mild fruitiness and notes of herbs. Pairs well with cheeses, crustaceans and fish.

Recommended Pairing: Orbetello Italian Chilled Farmed Seabass Fish
Mostly produced in Orbetello in Central Italy, this fish is available all year round. Raised with non-GMO feed, the flavour is sweet with an excellent texture. Suitable for seasoning with sea salt and grilling.

Antica Ardenga Lambrusco NV
The grape variety Lambrusco comes from the Emilia-Romagna region in Central Italy. The fruit is dark red with low tannins, which makes it suitable for making low-alcohol sparkling wine. The wine is deep purplish-red with fine bubbles and aromas of cherry, black berry and plum. Pairs well with grilled chicken, lamb and pork.

Recommended Pairing: Devodier Prosciutto di Parma Ham - Eccellenze 36 Months
Aged in a cellar for as long as 36 months, this ham is used in high-quality cuisines. The flavour is complex yet fresh, juicy and fragrant with aromas of wood and nuts.

Gabriele Scaglione Barbaresco 2014
With rose petal and sweet spice aromas. Hints of red berry and cherry entice the palate, followed by a slow release of cinnamon and mineral flavours. The wine is elegant with a lingering finish.

Recommended Pairing: Tartuflanghe Extra Virgin Olive Oil with White Truffle
100% made in Italy. Contains white truffle shavings and can enhance the aroma of both hot and cold dishes, including pasta, salads and risotto.

Exciting Offer:

How about enjoying wine while solving a puzzle with friends this weekend? During “The Craftsmanship of Italian Winemakers” promotion, spend HK$1,500 or more on selected wines at city'super stores and receive a Water and Wine Puzzle 1000 pcs (Italy)*. Limited quantities only, while stocks last.

*Terms & conditions apply; ask staff in-store for details.

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Autumn Breeze 2021

Autumn Breeze 2021

 

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E-Shop Pre-order: Japanese Ruby Roman Grapes

The Japanese grapes season is just around the corner! Do you have your wish list ready? Until 8 Sep 2021, log into city'super E-Shop to pre-order the uber rare Japanese Ruby Roman Grapes and be among the first lucky people to enjoy these utterly delicious, precious grapes this season.

Japanese Ruby Roman Grapes
Originating in Ishikawa prefecture, the Japanese Ruby Roman Grapes took the local team 14 years to develop and cultivate. The grape has red wine skin and large pulps double the size of the standard Kyoho grapes. The flesh is juicy and sweet with a mild tartness. The total annual production is very small, hence it is fondly known as “the gem of Japanese grapes” thanks to its rarity. We recommend storing in the fridge and consuming within three days.

4 Must-try Japanese Grapes

Sweet and tasty Japanese grapes are an excellent post-dinner treat. Japanese grapes are in season, and the city'super buying team has carefully selected 4 must-try Japanese grapes to make your summer a sweet and refreshing one.

Japan Fukuoka Kato Farm Grape Kyoho Pack
Kato Farm is located in Fukuoka prefecture. Kyoho grapes are large with dark purple skin, and delicate, sweet, juicy flesh. They also have a rich wine aroma with a hint of candy.

Japan Okayama Shine Muscat Grape
The Okayama Shine Muscat Grapes are ranked at the top among the Muscat family of grapes. The “one brand one bunch” method is used in order to maximise nutrients absorbed by the fruit. The sweetness level must reach 18 or more and without any sourness. The skin is crispy and thin, so you can enjoy the fruit with skin on. The grapes are seedless, firm, crunchy and very juicy.

Japan Oita Izumi Farm Shine Muscat Grape
Izumi Farm is located in Northern Kyushu. The grapes are cultivated in sandy loam with excellent drainage – perfect for growing high quality fruits with high sugar content. Shine Muscats are large, seedless, oval-shaped with yellowish green skin that can be eaten. The flesh has a musky scent and crunchy texture with a sugar level of at least 17.

Japan Oita Dream Farmers Shine Muscat Grape
Dream Farmers is located in Ajimu City in Oita prefecture. The farm has “agricultural innovation through the power of farmers” as their philosophy. The two founders have understood grape cultivation techniques since a young age, and all members of the farm are certified pesticide experts so their cultivation process is completely safe. To give customers the best-tasting grapes, they wait for the grapes to completely ripen before harvesting, giving the fruits a hint of golden colour.

For Grape Fanatics: Sweet and Refreshing Snacks & Drinks

Is the summer heat getting a bit much? Quench your thirst with grape-flavoured drinks and snacks! Here are four of our summer favourites. Check them out!

Yokote Vinery Premium Grape Juice 180mL
Made from highly praised Steuben grapes from Yokote City, Japan. Has a luxurious sweetness and refreshing aftertaste.

Toast Yokote Grape Lager Beer (Alc. 3.5%) 330mL
Made with high-quality grapes cultivated in Yokote City in Akita prefecture. The beer has a rich texture and smooth, rounded body that is not unlike wine. Brewed with raw ingredients such as wheat and Akitakomachi rice. Lightly carbonated and mildly alcoholic, this drink is packed with natural sweetness.

Joboshitakeuchi Kyoho Grape Jelly 8pcs
Fun and tasty fruit jellies in a ball shape – great as a snack for gatherings with friends and family. All fruit ingredients are sourced from Japan, and does not contain any artificial colourings or flavourings.

Sakamoto Concentrate for Red Grape Black Vinegar Drink 500mL
Produced using the 200-year-old clay pot method, grape juice is added with beetroot to exude a fragrant grape and black vinegar aroma and mild acidity. Add into water, milk or soda water and diluting the vinegar in a 1:3 ratio, or enjoy over ice creams or yogurt as a unique dessert.

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Jean-Paul Hévin Monthly Sweet Offers

Jean-Paul Hévin Monthly Sweet Offers

 

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Jean-Paul Hévin Monthly Sweet Offers

World-renowned chocolatier Jean-Paul Hévin opened his first shop in Paris in 1988. The adventure starts in the tropics, with a the quest to find the rarest and most refined cocoa. It then continues in regional France, locating the most flavourful creams, hazelnuts, honeys and other outstanding ingredients. 

 

Thank you for your support, all you chocoholics. Jean-Paul Hévin presents sweet monthly offers for all customers.

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival with Chocolate Mooncake

Crispy almonds and hazelnuts praline are enveloped in silky milk chocolate, served with dark chocolate pearls. This mooncake is a perfect treat to share with your loved ones during the festival.

Jean-Paul Hévin single mooncake
Jean-Paul Hévin Lune Jaune Gift Set

New Arrival

This autumn, Jean-Paul Hévin has launched a brand new product, Tablette - 81% Chocolate Bar. With woody and spicy notes, this silky dark chocolate will capture every single guest's heart.

Jean-Paul Hévin Tablette - 81% Chocolate Bar

Complimentary Sweetness*

From now until 14 September 2021, receive a Jean-Paul Hévin Houndstooth Chocolate Gift Bag 5pcs (value at HK$135) for FREE upon a single net purchase of HK$600 or above at Jean-Paul Hévin counters.

*Limited to 40 sets per store, while stocks last.
*Flavours available will depend on stock status.
*Terms & conditions apply.

Popular Recommended: Coffret Degustation Chocolate Gift Box

Gathering the popular Jean-Paul Hévin's thin chocolate, this gourmet box is ideal for a tea break.

Jean-Paul Hévin Coffret Degustation Chocolate Gift Box (48pcs)

6 Flavours in the box :

  • Milk and caramel chocolate, sea salt, coconut
  • Coffee dark chocolate
  • Milk caramel chocolate, salted pistachios
  • Milk chocolate, caramelized almonds
  • Dark chocolate, caramelized almonds
  • Dark chocolate, macarons powder

*Flavours are only for reference; flavours available will depend on stock status

*Terms and Conditions
  1. Jean-Paul Hévin Houndstooth Chocolate Gift Bag (5pcs) offer is applicable to Jean-Paul Hévin counters at city'super Harbour City and ifc mall stores from 1 (Wed) to 14 (Tue) Sep 2021 only.
  2. City Super Limited reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of this offer without prior notice, and of final decision on all matters of dispute.
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Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

 

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2021 Creative Mooncake Selection: Modern & Classics

Apart from spending time with family, Mid-Autumn Festival is the time to enjoy mooncakes. This year, quite a few brands have launched a selection of modern, creative mooncakes with added healthy elements. If you enjoy traditional flavours, there are also many classics to choose from. Which one is your favourite?

Ketoré Keto Mooncakes

Crafted by keto cookie brand Ketoré , these mooncakes are suitable for diabetics, those on a keto diet, kids who easily get tooth decay, and elders who prefer mooncakes that are less sweet.

After Taste Red Bean with Matcha and Dried Citrus Peel

Using the finest red bean paste and aged mandarin peel, and combined with Japanese Uji matcha flavoured crust for added fragrance. Exclusively available at city'super.

Sunnyhills Pineapple Custard Mooncake

The fragrance of the smooth, finely textured custard is accentuated by the natural tartness of Taiwanese pineapple. Symbolising prosperity and abundance, the clear layers and pineapple patterns demonstrate the pastry chef’s expert artisanal techniques.

Shang Palace Imperial - 50 year mandarin peel and red bean paste mooncake with tea gift set

The mooncakes are inspired by the traditional dessert of boiled sweetened red bean soup. The zesty and rich flavour of the precious aged 50 years mandarin peel complements the smoothness and sweetness of the red beans. The gift set also comes with pu’er tea aged with mandarin peel for the perfect pairing.

city'super Traditional Mooncake White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake with 2 Egg Yolks

Silky smooth white lotus seed paste and umami-filled salted yolks—that’s a match made in mooncake heaven.

Traditional Delight: 3 Must-have Speciality Mooncakes

Traditional festivals can be filled with creative touches too! Speciality mooncakes are all the craze in recent years, adding a creative modern touch to classic flavours. Here are three very popular mooncakes that we think you should try.

Chui Lau Heung Mini Black Thorn Durian Snowy Charcoal Mooncake

The snow skin is made with bamboo charcoal powder, encasing rich and sweet fillings of D24 durian. The micronutrients in the mooncake can even help your body detox.

Siu Ning Bo Suzhou Style Mooncake Deluxe Box (8pcs) - Sesame and Seaweed flavours

Flaky pastry is paired with moss and special fillings with spiced salt to elevate traditional flavours. 100% handmade in Hong Kong. Suitable for vegetarians.

The Cakery Gluten-Free, Vegan, Coloring-Free Mooncakes

Contains four flavours: Black Sesame Lava Mooncake, Mango Bean Paste Lava Mooncake, Jasmine Raspberry Mooncake and Taro Bean Paste Mooncake. All the mooncakes are made with premium superfood ingredients so they are healthy and tasty. Vegan, gluten-free and with no artificial colouring. The beautifully designed mooncake box doubles up as a traditional lantern. Share these special moments with your family as you admire the moon together!

Moon Festival Must-have: 100% Natural Japanese Apple Juice

Make your celebrations with family extra special with exquisite natural flavours that please your taste buds. RingoWork has strictly selected fresh fruits grown in nutrient-rich soil in a natural environment using expert cultivation techniques to bring you top-notch apple juice. The flavour is natural, rich and very fruity. Here are three special edition RingoWork apple juice you don’t want to miss.

RingoWork Apple Juice (Mid Autumn / Moon)

A Mid-Autumn Festival limited edition, the packaging has special festive greetings on it – perfect as gifts for family and friends.

RingoWork Aomori Apple Juice

A new product made with 100% fresh Aomori apples. Share it with your loved ones this Moon Festival.

Mid-Autumn Festival Hamper

The Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching, and nothing expresses your heart-felt appreciation for your family, friends and colleagues like a beautiful hamper filled with delicious goodies. This autumn, city'super has prepared 19 different MAF hampers, featuring a variety of seasonal fruits and delicacies from over the world. It will make your gift-shopping even easier.

Hamper recommendations:

M2101 city'super Western Deluxe

Offered an ideal way to ensure an indulgent festive celebration. Caviar and ibérico bellota ham are among the premium ingredients that will bring joy to the Western food lovers.

M2103 Japanese Fruit Deluxe

Filled with Japanese Okayama shine muscat grapes, kyoho grapes, melons, peaches and apples, providing a perfect choice to celebrate the festival with the important people in your life.

M2107 city'super Asian Deluxe

Impeccable dried seafood, traditional Chinese tonic, South African abalone and steamed chicken essence are all available in our signature basket and best enjoyed with the exclusive wine and juice.

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Mid-Autumn Festival Gift Idea for Elders

Looking for a suitable gift for your elders? city'super is delighted to recommend these two sumptuous gift sets containing top-notch ingredients and healthy products that are sure to be a hit!

Fun-s Chicken Essence

This essence is made from whole Red Feather Native Chicken at its prime, and not a single drop of water has been added. The chicken has been raised naturally without the use of growth hormones. The packaging has been professionally disinfected and can be kept at room temperature.

Omoriya Dried Scallop & Mushroom Gift Box

Scallop from Hokkaido and shiitake mushrooms from the Taiwanese town of Puli can be paired with all sorts of ingredients for soups, stews and stir-fried dishes. For soups, simply clean and use. For stews or stir-fries, after you clean the scallops, soak them in rice wine to soften and enhance the flavour.

Mid-Autumn Festival Gift Idea: Fruit Gift Boxes

Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching! Whether or not you can gather with friends and family this year, festive fruits are a must! city'super has handpicked three wonderful fruit gift boxes so you can enjoy great quality and the best flavour.

Fruit n More Combo Set

Explore the infinite colours of premium seasonal fruits from around the globe! This gift set comes in lovely packaging and is great as gifts for smaller families. The set contains a choice of two Japanese peaches from Yamagata prefecture’s Nogawa Farm or a bunch of Japanese shine muscat grapes from Oita prefecture’s Izumi Farm as well as your choice of 4 small portions of fruits among the “Fruit n More” options.

Melon & Flowers Gift Box 1 / Melon & Flowers Gift Box 2

Specially selected Japanese premium Shizuoka melon and seasonal Mid-Autumn Festival flowers come in a beautiful clear gift box for a wonderful present. Another set comes in a high-end gift box that is especially elegant. The gift set includes one Shizuoka melon and selected flowers.

Moon Festival Gift Sets: Hong Kong & Taiwan

Want to spend this Mid-Autumn Festival in a unique way? These gift boxes with local Hong Kong and Taiwanese flavours are sure to add a pleasant surprise to your family gatherings.

Wedear Goldfish Shaped Tea Bags

Transforming tea bags into art pieces, Wedear hopes to pass along messages of healing and happiness so you can appreciate the simple pleasures in life with these products that look as great as they taste.

O-Nong Little Taro Cake - Lava Egg Custard / Taro Cake - Mochi

O-Nong is a creative pastry chef and known as the “father of Da Jia baked taro pastry”. He has been making pastries for half a century, and insists on using local ingredients and handcrafting his pastries. O-Nong products are made with high-quality taro and vegetable oil. Purely handcrafted and baked fresh daily.

Pin MAF Assorted Flavor Cookies Gift Box

Pin Cookies specialises in cookies with unique Hong Kong-inspired flavours. From product concept and ingredients selection to production and packaging, everything is done in Hong Kong. This Mid-Autumn Festival gift box has a delicate lace-cut pattern with lights, so it looks just like a lantern. The box contains cookies of various flavours, and is perfect as a gift for your loved ones.

Family Reunion Special: Soul-nourishing Dishes For Home Feasts

Mid-Autumn Festival is almost here! Are you celebrating at home this year and struggling with cooking inspirations? Here are two specially selected food ingredients that are healthy, packed full of flavours, and sure to become the highlight of the night.

The Grand Hotel Mutton Hot Pot

From the famous Grand Hotel ‘s Yuan Yuan Restaurant in Taipei, which offers delicate and authentic Zhejiang cuisine, Northern light bites and noodles. The mutton hot pot includes ingredients such as lamb, aromatic ginger, Chuanxiong Rhizome, angelica, mandarin peel, licorice, Codonopsis, red dates, and goji berries. Rip open the packet, pour the contents into a pot and heat for 15 minutes.

Australian Frozen Green Lip Abalone - L

Australia is famous for its wild abalone, and in particular, the green lip abalone, which is rarer and has bright green frill. The abalone has been wild-caught in southern Australia where the water is clean and rich with nutrients. The abalone is sweet and fresh, and has a fine texture. Suitable for steaming or soups.

Using top-notch ingredients, let’s make the tasty and nourishing Abalone Fish Maw Chicken Soup.

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SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP - LOCAL TALENTS

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Brewed in Hong Kong: 2 Craft Beer Brands You Should Know

Hong Kong craft beers are a huge hit in recent years, and they are no doubt products of artisanal technique and innovation. We have selected two of the most well-known made in Hong Kong craft beer brands, both of which have cool packaging and create their brews using iconic local ingredients that are sure to delight and surprise your taste buds.

hEROES
With the philosophy that “you only live once, so you should be a beer hero at least once”, hEROES was founded by three beer-loving friends. Among them, head brewer Chris is one of the innovators that started the Hong Kong craft beer movement. Their beer creation process starts with an in-depth interview with a beer lover to learn about his or her background, values, passions in life and most important, passion for beer. All these dimensions of the person become the inspiration for the beer’s recipe, design, and the beer hero’s story. When you taste the beer, you’re also tasting and experiencing the beer hero’s story, passion and superpower!

Young Master
Established in 2013, Young Master Brewery is Hong Kong’s largest and most highly rated craft beer brewery. The brand injects original thinking and disciplined execution techniques into their beers to create world-class brews that celebrate Asian culture. They fully own and operate two brewing facilities in Hong Kong, one in Wong Chuk Hang and other in Ap Lei Chau, housing Asia’s largest wood barrel ageing program and a custom-built oak foeder for their mixed-culture fermentation program. In recent years, Young Master has expanded beyond Hong Kong, and has already received numerous international awards.

A Sauce of Pride: 2 Amazing Modern Condiments Brand in Hong Kong

Premium condiments are a real highlight when it comes to local cuisine. Hong Kong-produced sauces are always loved for their quality, and in recent years we have seen an emergence of local brands using recipes passed down through generations while injecting creativity to their products. You’ll be surprised by these delicious, highly addictive sauces!

About Nicole's Kitchen :
In 2011, Nicole started making French-style fruit jams at home, and shared her cooking experience through Nicole’s Kitchen online, where she began gathering a loyal fan following. Today, Nicole still insists on monitoring and crafting homemade sauces every day to give her customers the loving taste of family home cooking.

Nicole's Kitchen Bandit Chicken Wings Seasoning
The perfect combination of cumin powder, black sesame, Sichuan peppercorn, white pepper and cloves, this seasoning is made using all natural ingredients without any adding preservatives, artificial flavouring and colouring. Apart from marinating chicken wings, this seasoning can be also used to cook lamb, pork belly, mushrooms and eggplant.

Nicole's Kitchen Authentic Laksa Sauce
Made with all natural ingredients, including plenty of dried shallots, dried shrimps, lemongrass, galangal and red chilli, then added with Vietnamese coriander, tamarind juice and fish sauce. Add coconut cream to taste for different flavours of laksa. Simple yet delicious!

About X-1493:
Chilies are said to have originated in Central and South American areas of Peru and Mexico. In 1493, explorer Christopher Columbus brought the chilli back to Europe, which was then taken to China via the Silk Road in the 15th century. The brand “X-1493” is named after this very special year.

X-1493 Chili Powder (Original Flavour / Garlic Flavour / Onion Flavour / Seafood Flavour)
The chilli powder is made from the 2-million SHU Carolina Reaper, Indian ghost pepper, Taiwanese ghost pepper, Sichuan peppercorn, Thai chilli peppers and many other spices. Can be used for marinating and cooking. Normal consumption will not harm the stomach.

100% Collectible: Hong Kong-style Coffee x Handmade Cookie

Calling all coffee and cookie lovers! Hong Kong boutique coffee brand Cupping Room Coffee Roasters has partnered up with Hong Kong Tramways and local bakery La Viña to launch a limited-edition collector’s box! Basque cheesecake is all the craze now, and the box contains the original recipe from the San Sebastian restaurant that invented Basque cheesecake, as well as a series of classic baked goods; the box has been designed by a renowned local illustrator. There’s so much to love about these gift boxes, grab one now as a gift or a treat for yourself.

Cupping Room x Hong Kong Tramways x La Viña Cookies Gift Box
The gift box has been designed by local illustrator Kazy Chan. Kazy’s main medium is watercolour, and has been creating these magical watercolour worlds since 2013. Each gift box contains Cupping Room coffee, vanilla and Ovaltine cookies, almond puff and La Viña’s signature brownie cookies (“brookies”), which have been crafted using Spanish Casa Cacao artisanal chocolate.

Cupping Room x Hong Kong Tramways Collector’s Edition Coffee Capsules Box
Cupping Room Coffee Roasters has strictly selected the most suitable beans and roasting and grinding them the perfect amount to create this coffee capsule formula, so coffee lovers can easily enjoy amazing coffee.

The Healthy Choice: Annie Gourmet

How do you eat healthily when you live a busy lifestyle? Local entrepreneur Annie understands the importance of instant soup packs and nourishing Chinese tonic foods for busy urbanites, so she has combined traditional cooking methods and creativity to craft delectable instant foods made with premium healthy ingredients that you can simply reheat and enjoy.

Annie Gourmet’s founder Annie Lam has always been health-conscious and enjoys researching Chinese medicine diet therapy. In 2018, she founded Annie Gourmet, dedicating her time in creating traditional tonic foods with health, wellness and care in mind.

Annie Gourmet Buddha Jumps Over the Wall
Premium Dalian abalone is meaty and sweet with excellent bite; the abalone sauce is great with noodles or rice. Also comes with a lot of other ingredients, including sea cucumber, fish maw, scallop, duck feet, lotus root, chicken, king oyster mushroom, shiitake mushroom, lobster ball and chickpeas. Perfect for feasts at home or as a gift.

Annie Gourmet Canned Abalone
Different from the usual braised abalone, this canned abalone comes in a clear broth and is simple yet tasty.

Annie Gourmet Night Blooming Cereus and Candied Date Soup with Pork Spine
Good for the lungs and can clear heat, coughs and phlegm.

Annie Gourmet Cordyceps, Shiitake Mushroom and Dried Scallops Soup with Chicken
A sweet soup that is great for the lungs, kidneys, eyes and skin.

Annie Gourmet Blaze Mushroom and Sliced Conch Soup with Chicken
Can help boost the immune system, and is great for the kidneys and clearing heat in the liver. Particularly good for woman.

 

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SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP - LOCAL FARMERS

SALUTE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP - LOCAL FARMERS

 

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Soil Regeneration: FoodCycle+ preserves soil for the future

How to handle food waste has been a huge land and environmental challenge in Hong Kong. For this part of the Salute to Craftsmanship - Local Farmers series, we are introducing local company FoodCycle+, which aims to relief the stress on landfills and at the same time promote the local farming industry. Let’s find out more about this long-term partner of city'super!

About FoodCycle+

Co-founder Ms Hermia Chung has over 10 years of farming experience and the vision to promote local organic recycling. Her company has successfully turned food waste into the 100% made in Hong Kong and highly efficient MixO’ Plus Organic Compost, which is being used to grow fresh, healthy and low-carbon vegetables, and at the same time mitigating climate change by sequestering carbon into soil.

Product Recommendations:

Local Okinawan Bitter Melon (Food Waste Compost)
The founders of the farm visited Okinawa in Japan to learn the techniques of growing Okinawan bitter melons, and the current variety has been perfected through trial and error. The bitter melons are fresh, crunchy with a sweet aftertaste. They are not bitter and are perfect for enjoying in summer.

Local Malabar Spinach (Food Waste Compost)
The local Malabar spinach is in season in summer, and are very rare to find in local shops and markets. Malabar spinach harvested on the day is very fresh and tender, and is suitable for stir-frying or making soups.

MixO’ Plus Organic Compost (Local Food Waste Compost)
Hong Kong’s first certified organic food waste compost, which has been made by collecting food waste from herbal tea dregs, coffee grounds, beer hops and bean dregs. These food waste act as “herbal medicines” for plants, improving the quality of soil which in turn allows plants to grow better.

In Harmony with Bees: The Best Natural Honey from ForME HONEY

Urbanites often embrace the fast food culture due to their busy lifestyle, so enjoying natural products has become a rarity. Local company ForME HONEY understands the health benefits of natural sugars, which is especially true for honey, so the brand dedicates a lot of care and attention on beekeeping in order to collect the best-quality natural honey.

Owing their success to the tireless efforts of bees in collecting honey, the brand is truly grateful to the bees and Mother Nature, and hopes to pass down the knowledge and skills to the next generation, so their respect for nature and the taste of their honey can be carried on.

About ForME HONEY

Established in 2014, ForME HONEY is dedicated to beekeeping and only harvests honey when the flowers bloom. Third-party research has shown that the bee farm is a great environment for bees to live, which is why their honey is of such high quality.

Product Recommendations:

ForME HONEY Kumquat with Tangerine Peel Honey 100g
Made with 15-year-old tangerine peel using traditional methods. The essence of tangerine peel has elevated the kumquat honey to the next level.

ForME HONEY Lemon Ginger Honey 40mL
Lemon and ginger are air-dried and added to ForME HONEY’s winter honey. Winter honey is also absorbed into the fruit pieces for rich and tasty candied fruit.

ForME HONEY Peanut Bee Butter with Rose 180g
Peanuts are slow-roasted and grounded into a paste, then added to Bulgarian organic roses and ForME HONEY winter honey. There’s rose aroma in every bite.

Industry 4.0: Farm66

Innovative technology has truly elevated traditional agricultural practices, giving farmers the chance to raise awareness of their amazing work.

This time we would like to introduce Farm66, a company that insists on strict production standards and collects data from all of its plants in order to produce safe, healthy vegetables in any indoor spaces.

About Farm66:

An innoagritech company that is dedicated to enhancing food safety and local food self-sufficiency. Through innovative technology and techniques, Farm66 is able to move traditional outdoor farming indoors, creating the ideal environment for crops to grow. They have implemented Industry 4.0, a fully automated system that enhances efficiency and productivity, so fresh and healthy vegetables can be grown all year round.

Product Recommendations:

Farm66 Instant Salad Box
Made with four of the day’s freshest leafy greens, such as arugula, endives, Japanese mustard, basil, oak leaf lettuce, coral lettuce, butter head lettuce, rosette bok choy and romaine lettuce.

Local Dill
A very popular herb that has the taste of star anise and a mild lemon aroma. It can make fish even smoother and more tender, hence commonly used in seafood dishes.

Local Green Kale
Known as the “King of Green Leaves”, green kale has a high level of dietary fibre and is very nutritious. The leaves have a soft texture than normal kale, and has a mild pomegranate aroma.

Fresh from the heart: New Life Farm builds a fulfilling life

From the moment a seed is planted, farmers must carefully look after the crops in order for them to grow tall and strong. Farming is not only a way to provide us with fresh and delicious ingredients, but also symbolises nurture and growth. Giving farming an extra special meaning, New Life Farm hopes to provide professional rehabilitation services for recovered mental health patients through farming experience, elevating their skills to promote integration and participation in society.

About New Life Farm:

New Life Farm is dedicated to pioneering and delivering people-focused, recovery-oriented, evidence-based community mental health services with care and respect, innovation and a continuous drive for excellence and professionalism. The farm also has the vision to raise public awareness on mental health, organic farming, health lifestyle, and environmental protection and conservation.

Product Recommendations:

Local Organic Golden Oyster Mushroom
Grown in their own greenhouse, the oyster mushrooms are nutritious with a crunchy texture, and rich and fresh flavour. Perfect for stir-frying, soups and salads.

Local Organic Rosemary Pot
A rare organic herb in a pot, this homegrown herb can help with reducing abdominal bloating and improving memory. Its scent is very refreshing.

Local Organic Pak Choi - Taiwan Breed
Uncommon in Hong Kong, this Taiwanese variety of bok choy can only be grown using suitable covering and strict control of water. Only requires a short cooking time so this vegetable is known to be environmentally friendly. Suitable for soups.

Return to Farming Understand Life: Yi O Agricultural Cooperation

At present, more than 80% of agricultural land in Hong Kong has been left unused for a long time. In recent years, more people in Hong Kong are pursuing a healthier lifestyle, and farming and farmland recultivation have become hot topics again. The farmland at Yi O Village is one of such examples. Yi O Village is rich in soil and water resources, which makes it great for farming and the waterways are convenient for transportation. This has led to the establishment of Yi O Agricultural Cooperation.

About Yi O Agricultural Cooperation:

Registered as a cooperation, the company is in charge of implementing the Yi O Agricultural Re-cultivation Programme and planning farming production as well as regularly hosting various farming and eco- and environmentally-friendly activities. The Cooperation promotes eating produce that are in season. In addition to agricultural products, the Co-op also sells by-products of various crops. Yi O’s homemade products are made with ingredients from Yi O. From planting and harvesting to processing and packaging, everything is done locally. Part of the production is done by Yi O farmers.

Product Recommendations:

Yi O XO Sauce with Salted Fish 180g
Made with an exclusive, locally-created formula using special ingredients such as Tai O salted fish. A condiment that is packed with flavours of Hong Kong.

Yi O Chicken Pot Spice Paste 180g
Spicy and tasty while rich and natural, Chef Sing strictly selects Sichuan broad bean sauce, dried chilli pepper and many other ingredients, which are then mixed with Yi O garlic and slow-cooked by hand. Perfect for lo mein, cold noodles, cooking, as a dipping sauce and condiment for hot pot.

Yi O Rice 500g
100% naturally grown in Hong Kong and watered with natural mountain water and then sun-dried. No preservatives, artificial colouring and flavouring, chemical pesticides or other chemicals. Very natural and healthy.

Hydroponic Farming: Hydrogro shows how to grow locally

Hydrogro focuses on using the latest agricultural technologies to further the development of locally and hydroponically grown produce. They observe their crops every day to look for any signs of nutrient deficiency or pests. Their crops are hand grown and cared for to ensure healthy and delicious produce, and they sell their produce directly so customers can enjoy the freshest produce. The brand’s high-quality edible flowers come in a great variety and are much sought-after by local hotels and renowned chefs for adding a dash of colour to their dishes.

Product Recommendations:

Local Hydroponic Edible Flower
Using local edible flowers for cooking can add a touch of colour and freshness to the dishes.

Local Microgreen Pot Plant
Locally grown microgreens that are safe, fresh, and perfect for salads.

Local Microgreen Growing Kit
You can grow your own microgreens with unique veins and patterns, and share them with your loved ones.

 

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Jean-Paul Hévin Summer Sweet Offers

Jean-Paul Hévin Summer Sweet Offers

 

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Jean-Paul Hévin Summer Sweet Offers

World-renowned chocolatier Jean-Paul Hévin opened his first shop in Paris in 1988. The adventure starts in the tropics, with a quest to find the rarest and most refined cocoa. It then continues in regional France, locating the most flavourful creams, hazelnuts, honeys and other outstanding ingredients. 

 

Thank you for your support, all you chocoholics. Jean-Paul Hévin presents summer fiesta offers for city'super members.

super e-gold Members Exclusive Privileges*

Enjoy the exclusive privileges with your city'super super e-gold membership. Redeem the chocolate item listed below at a discounted price during 25th Anniversary Fiesta upon presenting a same day receipt with total net spending of HK$200 at Jean-Paul Hévin counters:

Jean-Paul Hévin Pearls Assortment Bag 80g
Special price: HK$98 (Retail price: HK$160)

*Limited to 200 boxes per store, while stocks last.
*Terms and conditions apply.

Summer Special*

During 25th Anniversary Fiesta, super e members can purchase this chocolate item at a discounted price at Jean-Paul Hévin counters:

Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolate Gift Box 16pcs (designated flavour)
Special price: HK$350 (Retail price: HK$490)

*Limited to 100 boxes per store, while stocks last.
*Terms and conditions apply.

Perfect Combination of Bitter and Sweet: Orangette Chocolate

Silky dark chocolate envelopes the deliciously soft candied orange, offering a perfect balance of bitter and sweet flavours.This traditional delicacy is a perfect afternoon tea snack for everyone.

Jean-Paul Hévin Orangette Chocolate 16pcs (Small Tin)

*Terms and Conditions
  1. Jean-Paul Hévin Pearls Assortment offer is applicable to super e-gold member from 3 (Tue) to 7 (Sat) Aug 2021 only.
  2. Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolate Gift Box 16pcs offer is applicable to super e-gold member from 3 (Tue) to 7 (Sat) Aug 2021; and super e member from 4 (Wed) to 7 (Sat) Aug 2021 only.
  3. The offer is applicable to Jean-Paul Hévin counters at city'super Harbour City and ifc mall stores only.
  4. The super e-gold and super e members must present a valid membership card to enjoy the offers. No retrospective arrangement will be made.
  5. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with super e-gold year-round discounts and other promotion offer or coupon.
  6. Discounted items are available while stocks last.
  7. City Super Limited reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of this offer without prior notice, and of final decision on all matters of dispute.
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Consumption Voucher Scheme Exclusive Offer

Consumption Voucher Scheme Exclusive Offer

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Consumption Voucher Scheme Exclusive Offer

The government Consumption Voucher Scheme (CVS) registration has begun on 4 July, and you can collect your voucher through AlipayHK, Octopus, WeChat Pay HK or Tap & Go. city'super, cookedDeli and LOG-ON accept all four payment methods and is bringing you an array of amazing privileges!

*Tap & Go is accepted through payment made by Tap & Go Mastercard and UnionPay card schemes

CVS registration: Special privileges

Sign up for the government CVS using AlipayHK, Octopus or WeChat Pay HK, and enjoy a string of special city'super, cookedDeli and LOG-ON privileges:

*Terms and conditions apply. Please visit respective payment apps for more detail.

  1. Promotion Period: 1 (Sat) Aug 2021 - 31 (Mon) Jan 2022 (excluding Member Shopping Days).
  2. The "LOG-ON HK$30 discount" is not applicable to transactions including discounted or specified items or counters, purchases of any Nintendo® items, PlayStation® items, gift / shopping vouchers, purchases or topping up of city’super Gift Cards, charges for plastic shopping bags, delivery charges, gift wrapping charges, transactions using prepaid cards or stored value cards, reloads, top ups, recharging or value-added services.
  3. The "LOG-ON Instant Cameras offer" is only applicable for purchasing designated instant cameras upon spending HK$1,000, and receive designated instant film for free, including Fujifilm Instax Mini instant camera to receive 2 packs of Fujifilm Instax Mini instant film; Fujifilm Instax Square to receive 2 packs of Fujifilm Instax Square instant film; Polaroid GO instant camera to receive 1 Polaroid Go Film instant film Double pack; Polaroid NOW or OneStep series instant camera to receive 1 pack of Polaroid Color I-TYPE instant film.
  4. The "city'super HK$60 discount" is not applicable to transactions including discounted or specified items or counters, purchases of baby formula, cigarettes, gift / shopping vouchers, purchases or topping up of city’super Gift Cards, charges for plastic shopping bags, delivery charges, gift wrapping charges, transactions using prepaid cards or stored value cards, reloads, top ups, recharging or value-added services.
  5. The "sweets house Cha Cha Gift Voucher offer": the Gift Voucher Expiry Date is 31 (Sat) Dec 2022.
  6. The coupons cannot be used in conjunction with super e-gold year-round discount, member reward eCoupons or other promotional offers or coupons, and can be used once only.
  7. Purchases made under this offer are not eligible for super e loyalty points or accumulated spending.
  8. The original coupon must be presented before payment, and customers are required to use designated payment media to settle full payment.
  9. Offer is not applicable to city'super and LOG-ON E-Shop.
  10. All products are available while stocks last. Please contact staff instore to enquire about the availability of the product.
  11. City Super Limited will not be liable for the loss, theft, damage and misuse of any issued coupon. The coupon holder shall be solely responsible for all liabilities.
  12. City Super Limited reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions without prior notice, and of final decision on all matters of dispute.

AlipayHK Exclusive Rewards

From now until 30 September, 2021, scan the AlipayHK x city'super special rewards QR code at any city'super, cookedDeli or LOG-ON store, and enjoy the following reward:

New user exclusive HK$50 welcome reward

Successfully set up your AlipayHK account and get a HK$50 e-voucher (applicable at city'super, cookedDeli and LOG-ON stores).

Sign up for the government CVS using AlipayHK, and receive extra mall privilege:

Times Square x Harbour City limited-time promotion

From 1 August to 31 October, 2021, receive a HK$50 discount with a net spending of HK$500 or above in a single transaction at city'super, cookedDeli or LOG-ON stores at Times Square or Harbour City.

*Terms and conditions apply. Please visit AlipayHK mobile app for more detail.

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