Growing shisha trend

Growing shisha trend

Up in Smoke Shisha, also referred to as a waterpipe, is said to have first been used in ancient Persia and India. Though the invention dates back many centuries, it is only in the past decade that the shisha has begun gaining widespread popularity elsewhere, notably in the UK, France,...

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The rise of the mighty espresso

The rise of the mighty espresso

ESPRESSO WARS Although Lebanese coffee remains king in Lebanon, the industry’s players have diversified their offerings in the last 20 years by introducing the emblematic espresso shot in a bid to increase their brand visibility, boost profit margins and adapt to a fast-changing society. Nagi Morkos, managing partner of Hodema...

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What’s hot in F&B in 2018

What’s hot in F&B in 2018

FOOD AND BEVERAGE TRENDS Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema consulting services, predicts what will be hot in F&B in 2018 First let’s take a look at this year’s fads. We witnessed an upsurge in protein dishes against carbs, an increased focus on quality ingredients and the boom of kale. We...

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