Renowned French pastry chef delivers cream masterclass in Dubai

Renowned French pastry chef delivers cream masterclass in Dubai

The UAE is a key market for the industry and imported 2,000 tonnes of French cream in 2016.

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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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