In The Press
Everyone's talking about ONLY!
From product releases to founder interviews to awards... check out some of our coverage below!
What's hitting the shelves? New beverage launches in Hong Kong
"Pioneering ready-to-drink alcoholic beverage brand, Only Vodka Soda launched their third flavour, Guava Hibiscus, which combines lush guava with a touch of hibiscus."
Inside Hong Kong’s first zero sugar vodka soda: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with ONLY Beverages
"Growing demand for RTD beverages combined with the relatively limited options for Hong Kong consumers created the perfect opportunity for the founding of ONLY Beverages, a Hong Kong-based RTD alcoholic beverage company."
Tapping a new drinks market
"Witnessing a growing ready-to-drink market worldwide, and noting a niche for healthier alcoholic drinks in Hong Kong, Flora Ma and Jonathan Der left their respective careers in finance and real estate to launch Only Drinks last year."
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"If you would like to support Pink Alliance in other ways but can’t make it to this special sesh, try finding a can of Only’s new guava-hibiscus-flavoured vodka soda, as up to five percent of the drink sales will be donated to over the course of the month. Cheers!"
Cheers! Hong Kong alcohol start-up Only Beverages plans global push
"Innovative Hong Kong alcoholic beverage company Only Beverages is going global, focusing solely on the ready-to-drink market (RTD) - with a healthy twist."
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"I’m not usually a vodka girl, butONLY Vodka Sodagot me at 0 sugar, 0 carbs and 0 gluten. With my attempts to be health-conscious about my diet, a low-fat alcohol beverage is definitely appealing. I loved their previous Yuzu Ginger and Tahitian Lime flavours, so I had to try out their latest, Guava Hibiscus. The sweet and flowery scent mixed with hints of fruitiness make for an extremely refreshing drink."
How canned cocktails dominated the bar scene
"Since health-conscious hard seltzers have an abysmally small market share here, the category is ripe for expansion. Jonathan Der and Flora Ma, co-founders of Only Beverages, are filling that gap with Hong Kong’s first zero-carb, zero-sugar alcoholic drink."
Guava Hibiscus Flavour Vodka Soda By Only Beverages
"Finally we welcome a new vodka soda flavour by Only Beverages, Guava Hibiscus! Grab a can or two now here in Hong Kong at 4.5% alc/vol. and only 80 calories. They also have two other flavours to choose from, Tahitian Lime and Yuzu Ginger."
A Party In A Can: Meet The Founders Of Only Beverages, Jonathan Der And Flora Ma
"Business partners Jonathan Der, 33, and Flora Ma, 32, are the brains behind Only, Hong Kong’s first zero-sugar, zero-carb and gluten-free vodka soda in a can."
Christmas Weight Gain: Enjoy the food without the guilt!
"Only Vodka Soda is a great option for the calorie-conscious drinker. It’s Hong Kong’s first zero sugar, zero carbs and premium vodka soda and comes in a can — no affiliation but perfect for those who want their tipples but not the carbs."
Check out ONLY, a new Hong Kong-based healthy alternative for holiday drinking
"So we’re pleased as holiday punch to hear aboutONLY, a new Hong Kong-based health-conscious alcoholic beverage brand. Touted as the city’s first zero-sugar, zero-carb premium vodka soda in a can, it rings in at only 80 calories with no artificial sweeteners or flavours"
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"For all the light and low-cal associations of vodka soda with extra flavour in a portable, ready-to-drink format, check out Only Beverages’ flagship drink, the Only Vodka Soda"
Hong Kong Living Influencer Awards 2021: Dining - Flora Ma, Co-founder of ONLY Beverages
"Born in Hong Kong and bred in Vancouver, Flora Ma moved back to the city six years ago working with audit and management consulting groups at EY before joining Goldman Sachs’ global markets division."
ONLY Vodka Soda wants to be your only vodka soda
"Available in delicious citrus flavours and portable, very Instagrammable cans — the Hong Kong-based brand from co-founders Jonathan Der and Flora Ma makes a pretty good case."