For a more accurate snapshot of Lebanon’s food-producing industry, HN talked with Georges Nasraoui, founder and CEO of food manufacturing company Sonaco Al-Rabih, Deputy Chairman of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists and Dean of Lebanese Food Industries
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
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.
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
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
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...
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...
Ten of the group’s chefs who participated in the country’s most prominent annual B2B hospitality exhibition emerged victorious.