Chef Middle East partners with Lactalis

Chef Middle East partners with Lactalis

  Regional supplier Chef Middle East has signed a major deal with dairy food producer, Lactalis.   The new business partnership between the companies is effective immediately and both firms are adamant that the deal will only strengthen their positions in the market.   Olivia Hingray, food service sales manager...

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SIAL announces new coffee champions

SIAL announces new coffee champions

SIAL Middle East, the region’s fastest growing professional exhibition for the food and beverage industry, announced the winners of the 2017 UAE National Coffee Championships. Three official competitions, certified by World Coffee Events (WCE) and sanctioned by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), took place during the exhibition, with incredible displays...

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SIAL Middle East to host over 12,000 meetings for world food experts

SIAL Middle East to host over 12,000 meetings for world food experts

The eighth edition of SIAL Middle East, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries, opens today (Tuesday 12 December) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.   Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister...

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Novasep supplies MENA sugar industry leader, Egyptian Al Nouran

Novasep supplies MENA sugar industry leader, Egyptian Al Nouran

Novasep, a leading supplier of services and technologies for the life sciences industry, is pleased to announce that Egypt-based Al Nouran has contracted with Novasep to provide process units for the largest sugar production facility in the MENA region.   The plant is a greenfield project for producing more than...

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Halal food market to reach USD 2 trillion by 2025

Halal food market to reach USD 2 trillion by 2025

The global halal food market is expected to reach USD 2 trillion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The global halal food industry is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to increasing Muslim population and their substantially increasing expenditure on food and non-beverages, which...

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Gulfood Manufacturing to draw attention to meaty opportunities within flourishing halal sector

Gulfood Manufacturing to draw attention to meaty opportunities within flourishing halal sector

The global halal industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, driven by rising populations and a seismic shift in consumer preference towards high-quality, safe and ethical products. According to the Global Halal Industry Overview report by Edbiz Consulting with Nasdaq OMX Global Indexes, the Halal food market alone has...

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Global Food Industries ‘Aqua Kale’ to address UAE’s growing demand for healthy food

Global Food Industries ‘Aqua Kale’ to address UAE’s growing demand for healthy food

Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in UAE. GFI has expressed its commitment towards playing a significant role in the ongoing efforts to address the steadily increasing demand for healthy food products in the UAE....

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Nestle highlights its move to simplified ingredients in its packaged food

Nestle highlights its move to simplified ingredients in its packaged food

Nutritionists from across Lebanon gathered in Beirut for a scientific discussion hosted by Nestlé Middle East, focused on innovative means to provide solely 100 percent simplified ingredients in packaged food.    The gathering highlighted how iconic brand MAGGI is leading the way in providing healthier food, as part of its...

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5 questions with Bilal Ballout, CEO of BMB chocolate

5 questions with Bilal Ballout, CEO of BMB chocolate

HN chatted with Bilal Ballout to highlight the latest trends and challenges in the chocolate industry. What are the major challenges you are facing and how are you going about overcoming these? The challenges today come in many different waves. In the past, you could split the demand between clients...

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Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Wilco PM, a poultry and meat agricultural company will be establishing a new slaughterhouse in Chekka, North Lebanon, with a production capacity reaching 6,000 chickens per hour. The factory will also produce various categories of poultry products, including frozen and processed chicken products. Investment in the project is USD 11...

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