MENA’s extruded snack food market to reach USD 2.6 billion in 2024

MENA’s extruded snack food market to reach USD 2.6 billion in 2024

Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, holding the majority of the MENA extruded snack food market share. It is followed by UAE, Egypt, and Iran.

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Ethical Food

Ethical Food

The notion of ‘ethical food’ can be simplified into four pillars, namely the impact it has on: the environment; our bodies; animals; and working conditions. Daniel During, principal and management director of Thomas Klein International, breaks down the notion of consumption with a conscience

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Spice up your life

Spice up your life

While the range of spices, condiments and dressings used to be somewhat limited, a combination of changing consumer preferences, a rise in demand for convenience, increased willingness to try international cuisines and growing health concerns has prompted producers to rethink their entire offering

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La Maison du Fromage, Kuwait’s first cheese specialty store

La Maison du Fromage, Kuwait’s first cheese specialty store

Antoine Obeid, a native of Lebanon has had an affinity for cheese for almost half a century. This passion saw him entering the industry and, in turn, working at and visiting some of the world’s biggest producers

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Delifrance wins ‘Janus du Commerce’ award 2018 for bakery-restaurant concept

Delifrance wins ‘Janus du Commerce’ award 2018 for bakery-restaurant concept

Delifrance, the world’s leading French bakery-café-restaurant chain, was awarded the 2018 Janus du Commerce at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. This prize acknowledges the brand’s ability to reinvent itself. Since May 2015, Delifrance has opened 52 restaurants around the world including Dubai. Its Dubai Mall outlet is...

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Major new healthy food launches planned for Gulfood 2019

Major new healthy food launches planned for Gulfood 2019

Region’s health, wellness and free-from food sales to rise 7 percent by 2023 compared with a global average of 4 percent, finds a recent Euromonitor report. Major new healthy food launches are being lined up by exhibitors at Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, which marks...

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Maki Restaurant Group scores stellar win at HORECA Kuwait 2019

Maki Restaurant Group scores stellar win at HORECA Kuwait 2019

Ten of the group’s chefs who participated in the country’s most prominent annual B2B hospitality exhibition emerged victorious.

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Remodeled Bourj Al Hamam opens for business in Jordan

Remodeled Bourj Al Hamam opens for business in Jordan

Unveiling a newly-decorated dining space, Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Jordan re-opens its Lebanese restaurant Bourj Al Hamam to the public. The modern design with its earthy colors and spacious setup was awarded to British interior architectural design studio ‘ara design’ and is more in keeping with the expectations of today’s...

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