Established in 2002 by Saint-Joseph University, Berytech is an entity that provides a dynamic environment for the creation and development of startups, fostering innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. In 2017, a new platform was launched in Lebanon called Agrytech. Marking the country’s only agri-food innovation hub, Agrytech is jointly funded by Berytech and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
As it stands, Lebanon has over 4,700 registered industrial firms, which exported products valued at USD 2.61 billion in 2017. One-quarter of these belong to the agro-food sub-sector, making it the country’s second biggest export
Dr. Fady Gemayel is the co-owner and honorary chairman of Gemayel Freres, a family-owned corrugated cardboard and packaging company celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. He is also the current serving president of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists. Dr. Gemayel spoke exclusively with Hospitality News ME about the state of the industry, the challenges he’s faced and future trends
Located in the heart of the Metn mountain with natural breathtaking views 700 meters above the Mediterranean Sea, Beit Mery is a town on the cusp of an exciting transformation. The growth that this densely populated pine area is experiencing will, by summer 2020, be reflected in it welcoming Lebanon’s newest F&B cluster concept, courtesy of Venture Group and Jellyfish
Drinks International announced its highly anticipated results of The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands survey, conducted in association with market research specialists, Wine Intelligence. The event was held at the Steinberger Parkhotel in Düsseldorf on the opening day of Prowein, the wine world’s premier event. The brands were chosen by...
A multi-sectoral partnership was launched to help Lebanon’s Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR) to bolster the area’s groundwater reservoirs during the October-May rainy season. This is achieved using various walls and terraces to channel rainwater to dedicated reservoirs to reduce the impact of summer droughts. The development, announced during World Water...
He entered the Lebanese F&B industry in 2000, when still fairly young and studying for a civil engineering degree at LAU. Being a nightlife enthusiast himself, Marc Chehade decided to set up a company called Managing and Engineering F&B Concepts (MEC) and, as CEO, opened the first bar in Monot Street, named Rounders
“We are awaiting for the travel ban to be lifted by the UAE, and this is a announcement we anticipate in a month or so,” Achkar said.