Dubai Tourism announces 10 food and restaurant trends for this year

Dubai Tourism announces 10 food and restaurant trends for this year

In celebration of the fifth edition of the Dubai Food Festival, Dubai Tourism along with research by food writer Samantha Wood of impartial restaurant review website FooDiva, compiled the top 10 food trends that have been slowly making their way to the forefront of our hearts and our palates, and...

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The global halal food market to reach USD 740 billion by 2025

The global halal food market to reach USD 740 billion by 2025

The global halal food market is expected to reach USD 739.59 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.  The industry was valued at USD 436.8 billion in 2016. This growth is linked to the increasing Muslim population and their substantially increasing expenditure on food & non-beverages, which is...

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Chateau Kefraya’s Winning Spirit

Chateau Kefraya’s Winning Spirit

To celebrate the outstanding and record rating of 93/100 obtained by Château Kefraya COMTE DE M 2012 by Robert Parker, nicknamed the ‘Wine Pope’, a vertical tasting took place at Sursock’s restaurant museum. That vintage was born from the desire to pay a tribute to the Phoenicians who, more than 4,000...

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Jordanian Siniora expands business

Jordanian Siniora expands business

Jordanian Siniora Food Industries purchased a 3,500 square meter warehousing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at a total cost of USD 2 million, a move that is in line with Siniora’s expansion strategy in the region to focus on Gulf markets. The company has also purchased a 11,590 m2 plot of land...

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GCC F&B market set to grow to USD 196 billion by 2021

GCC F&B market set to grow to USD 196 billion by 2021

The food and beverage sector in GCC countries is expected to continue to grow at a seven percent annual rate, reaching USD 196 billion by 2021, from the current USD 130 billion, according to MENA Research Partners. Saudi Arabia accounts for more than half of the market share, followed by...

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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 UAE at...

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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 of...

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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 270,000...

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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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