HLS is a dessert specialist founded in Hong Kong since 1960s. Starting the business from selling Chinese herbal tea with traditional trolley to the first specialized herbal tea store at the 1970s, the company is now developed as a global food and beverage brand which attracts tourists from all over the world.
In the early 1960s, our founder Mr. Hui Chi-Yuk took after the legacy of his late father Mr. Hui Lau-Shan, and started selling traditional herbal jelly and herbal tea by traditional trolley in Yuen Long, Hong Kong.
In the 1970s, HLS launched the first specialized herbal tea store in Yuen Long. Until the 1980s, innovation began by selling classic desserts and snacks like Red Bean Jelly, Pan Fried Radish Cake and Coconut Milk, etc.
In 1992, HLS invented a new recipe of “Mango Sago” and had made a hit in the city. As the pioneer of fresh fruit dessert store chain in Hong Kong, we continue to innovate by launching a series of creative desserts and drinks which has gained a great popularity in Hong Kong.
In 2000, HLS launched the first “Handmade Fresh Fruit Drinks” which initiated a brand new “Drinks To Go” concept. Besides, the series of unique Hong Kong style dessert also gains popularity among the tourists and become one of the attractions in Hong Kong.
In 2008, HLS opened the first branch in Shenzhen and started expanding the business to different territories of China. Later in 2012, our footprint was expanded to Malaysia and there are more than 20 branches across the country.
In 2016, a new sub-brand Mango Cottage launched in Malaysia and until the time, HLS operates over 260 branches globally. In 2017, we entered to Seoul, South Korea. Looking to the future, HLS is pathing way to expand business to more overseas markets and hoping to make the name of Hui Lau Shan further globalized.